On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1568

  • Feb 11 Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (d. 1625)
  • Mar 9 Aloysius Gonzaga, Italian aristocrat and saint, born in Duchy of Mantua, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1591)
  • May 11 Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (Battle of White Mountain)
  • Sep 5 Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet, born in Stignano, Kingdom of Sicily (d. 1639)