Historical Figures Born in 1565

Cornelis de HoutmanCornelis de Houtman (1565-1599)

Apr 2 Dutch Navigator (1st Dutch expedition to Java), born in Gouda, Holland

  • May 15 Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
  • Sep 28 Alessandro Tassoni, Italian political writer (Rape of Bucket), born in Modena, Italy (d. 1635)
  • Nov 10 Laurentius Paulinus Gothus, Swedish theologian and astronomer, born in Söderköping, Sweden (d. 1646)
  • Nov 10 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex and favorite of Elizabeth I, born in Herefordshire, England (d. 1601)