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April 1599 in History

Birthdays in History


Person of interestOliver Cromwell

Apr 25 Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58), born in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England (d. 1658)

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell

Weddings in History

  • Apr 18 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain

Deaths in History

  • Apr 10 Gabrielle d'EstrĂ©e, mistress of King Henry IV of France (b. 1571)
  • Apr 14 Henry Wallop, English statesman
  • Apr 27 Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general, dies at 61