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Birthdays in History in 1570

Person of interestGuy Fawkes

Apr 13 Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator who was convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the British Parliament, born in York, England (d. 1606)

English Catholic Conspirator Guy Fawkes
English Catholic Conspirator
Guy Fawkes
  • Oct 4 Péter Pázmány, Hungarian cardinal and statesman, born in Nagyvárad, Principality of Transylvania (d. 1637)
  • Nov 28 James Whitelocke, English judge and politician (House of Common 1610-22) (d. 1632)