Year 1587 in History

Events in History

Historical Figures Born in 1587

  • Jan 5 Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer, born in Jiangsu, China (d. 1641)
  • Jan 6 Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1645)
  • Jan 8 Johannes Fabricius, Danish astronomer (discovered sunspots), born in East Frisia, Germany (d. 1616)
  • Jan 16 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter known for his still lifes of fish and game pieces, born in Antwerp (d. 1661)
  • May 8 Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (1630-37), born in Turin, Piedmont, Savoy (d. 1637)

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