Events in year of 1564

  • 03-13Cardinal Granvelle flees Brussels
  • 04-11England and France sign Peace of Troyes
  • 04-11Liege prince-bishop Robert van Bergen resigns
  • 04-26William Shakespeare baptized
  • 07-25Maximilian II succeeds his father Ferdinand II as RC Emperor
  • 08-18Spanish King Philip II joins Council of Trente
  • 09-29Robert Dudley becomes Earl of Leicester
  • 10-18John Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
  • 12-31Willem van Orange demands freedom of conscience / religion

People born in year of 1564

  • 02-06Christopher Marlowe: English poet / dramatist (Dr Faustus)
  • 02-15Galileo Galilei: Pisa, Italy -- Astronomer / physicist
  • 03-09David Fabricius: Essens, Germany -- Astronomer (discoved variable star)
  • 12-24Abraham C Bloemaert: Painter / cartoonist / engraver

People died in year of 1564

  • 02-18Michelangelo Buonarroti: Italian Sculptor / Painter (David), dies at 88
  • 05-27Jean Caulvin [John Calvin]: Priest / church reformer, dies at 54
  • 06-02Gellius Faber [Jelle Smit]: Fries theologist
  • 07-25Ferdinand I: German Emperor (1558-64), dies at 61
  • 10-02Andreas Vesalius [Andries of Wesel]: Flemish anatomist, dies at 49
  • 10-03Christophorus Fabritius [Christoffel Smit]: Calvinist vicar, burned
  • 10-04Pietro P Vergerio: Italian Theologist / Bishop of Croatia

Events in year of 1565

  • 04-271st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • 06-14Catharina de Medici and Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism
  • 07-29Mary Queen of Scots marries her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
  • 08-28Oldest city in the US, St. Augustine Florida, established
  • 09-081st permanent settlement in US forms (St Augustine, Florida)
  • 09-08Turkish siege of Malta broken by Maltese and Knights of St. John
  • 09-20Spaniards capture Fort Caroline, Florida and massacre the French
  • 11-13Pope Pius IV publishes degree Professi fidei
  • 12-24Compromise of the Nobles closes against inquisition

People born in year of 1565

  • 05-15Henrick de Keyser: Architect / master builder of Amsterdam
  • 09-28Alessandro Tassoni: Modena, Italy -- Political writer (Rape of Bucket)

People died in year of 1565

  • 01-27Robrecht de Berghes: Prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64)
  • 03-17Alexander Alesius [Aless / Alane]: Theologist / physician, dies at 64
  • 05-14Nicolaus von Amsdorf: German reform theologist
  • 12-13Konrad von Gesner: Naturalist, dies at 49