Year 1549 in History

Events in History

Historical Figures Born in 1549

  • Mar 11 Henric/Hendrik Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance writer and poet (Hertspiegel)
  • Jul 30 Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, born in Florence (d. 1609)
  • Sep 1 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, etc
  • Oct 1 Anne of Saint Bartholomew, Flemish Roman Catholic nun, born in Almendral de la CaƱada, Old Castile, Crown of Castile (d. 1626)
  • Nov 2 Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain, born in Cigales, Spain (d. 1580)

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1549

  • Jan 19 Barthout van Assendelft, 1st land advocate of Holland, dies
  • Jan 23 Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498)
  • Jan 28 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
  • Mar 20 Thomas Seymour of Sudely, English Lord Admiral, beheaded
  • May 27 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns

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