Historical Figures Born in 1563

  • Mar 5 John Coke, English politician (d. 1644)
  • Jun 1 Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury and English Prime Minister (1598-1612), born in Westminster, Salisbury (d. 1612)
  • Sep 4 Wanli, Emperor of Ming Dynasty, born in China (d. 1620)
  • Oct 13 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian priest and saint (Caracciolini), born in Villa Santa Maria, Abruzzo, Italy (d. 1608)
  • Oct 17 Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer
  • Nov 5 Anna van Nassau, daughter of William the Silent and his second wife, Anna of Saxony and wife of William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1588)
  • Nov 19 Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English statesman, born in Penshurst, Kent, England (d. 1626)
  • Nov 27 Robbert Robbertsz le Canu, Dutch nautical expert, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. c. 1630)