On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1582

  • Jan 28 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon), born Pont-à-Mousson France
  • Apr 8 Phineas Fletcher, English poet, born in Cranbrook (d. 1650)
  • May 28 William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman, born in Broughton Castle, Banbury, Oxfordshire (d. 1662)
  • Aug 28 Taichang Emperor [Zhu Changluo], 14th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, born in Beijing (d. 1620)
  • Oct 17 Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)
  • Oct 19 Dmitry Ivanovich [Dmitry of Uglich], Russian Tsarevich and son of Ivan IV "the Terrible" (d. 1591)
  • Oct 21 Johan Ernst earl of Nassau-Siegen, military/son of Johan VII
  • Nov 27 Pierre Dupuy, French historian and scholar, born in Agen, France (d. 1651)