Historical Figures Who Died in 1599

  • Jan 13 Edmund Spenser, poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46
  • Feb 8 Robert Rollock, Scottish educator (1st Regent of Edinburgh University), dies
  • Apr 10 Gabrielle d'Estrée, mistress of King Henry IV of France (b. 1571)
  • Apr 14 Henry Wallop, English statesman who governed Ireland
  • Apr 27 Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general, dies at 61
  • Sep 11 Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for fratricide at 22

Cornelis de HoutmanCornelis de Houtman (1565-1599)

Sep 11 Dutch Navigator (1st Dutch expedition to Java), killed by forces of the Sultan of Aceh at 35

  • Nov 7 Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon (b. 1546)