Events in year of 1589

  • 04-10Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
  • 08-01Murder attempt by Monk Jacques Clement on French King Hendrik III
  • 09-21Battle at Arques: French King Henri IV beats Catholic League

People born in year of 1589

  • 01-08Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic: Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)
  • 02-05Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan: French playwright / poet
  • 02-07Jacob de Witt: Dutch Mayor (Dordrecht) / mathematician
  • 03-03Gisbertus Voetius [Gijsbert Voet]: Dutch reformed theologist
  • 03-19William Bradford: Gov of Plymouth colony for 30 years
  • 07-02Guillaume van Messaus: Composer
  • 07-09Johannes a Sancto Thoma [Poinset]: Portuguese theologist
  • 08-10Pietro Antonio Tamburini: Composer

People died in year of 1589

  • 03-22Lodovico Guicciardini: Ital historian, dies at 67
  • 07-01Christophe Plantin: French / Belgian book publisher
  • 08-02Henry III: King of Poland / France (1573-89), assassinated at 37
  • 08-10Maarten Schenck Nideggen: Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49
  • 08-11Maarten Schenck van Nideggen: Lt col (80 year war)
  • 09-16Michael Bajus [Michel de Bay]: Belgian theologist
  • 10-18Adolf van Nieuwenaar and Meurs: Viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
  • 11-14Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz / Bienewitz]: German geographer, dies at 58

Events in year of 1590

  • 02-26Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda
  • 03-06Earl Mauritius conquerors Breda "turfschip of Breda"
  • 04-02States-General appoints Earl Mauritius, Viceroy of Utrecht
  • 06-15Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther
  • 07-06English Admiral Francis Drake takess Portuguese Forts at Taag
  • 09-15Giambattista Catagna elected as Pope Urban VII

People born in year of 1590

  • 04-18Ahmed I: 14th Sultan of Turkey (1603-17)
  • 06-24Samuel Ampzing: Poet (Taelbericht der Neth Spellinge)
  • 07-13Clement X [Emilio Altieri]: Italy -- Pope (1670-76)
  • 07-29Gilles Hayne: Composer
  • 11-04Gerard van Honthorst: Dutch painter
  • 11-08Francesco Gonzaga: Composer

People died in year of 1590

  • 01-07Jacob Andreae: German Theologist (Formulae Concordiae), dies at 61
  • 02-04Gioseffo Zarlino: Composer, dies at 73
  • 02-12Francois Hotman / Hotomanus: French lawyer / diplomat, dies at 65
  • 03-14Philip van Egmont: General / prince of Gavere, dies in battle at 30
  • 04-06Francis Walsingham: English Secretary of State, dies at about 57
  • 05-09Karel "Cardinal" van Bourbon: Archbishop of Rouen, dies at 66
  • 07-16Bartholomaeus a Martyribus [Fernandez]: Pontiff of Portugal
  • 08-27Sixtus V [Felice Peretti / "Montalto"]: Pope (1585-90), dies at 68
  • 08-31Floris Thin: Politician / land advocate of Utrecht
  • 09-21Ascanio Trombeti: Composer, dies at 45
  • 09-27Urban VII [Giambattista Castagna]: Italian Pope (1590)
  • 10-04Cujacius [Jacques Cujas]: French lawyer, dies at about 68
  • 10-29Dirck Volkertsz Coornhert: Theologist / philosopher, dies at about 68
  • 11-08Joost Jansz Bilhamer: Master builder / cartographer, dies at about 49
  • 11-28Pierre de Loyseleur de Villiers: S Netherlands theologist, dies at about 60
  • 12-27Emmanuel-Philibert of Lalaing: Marquis of Renty, dies at 33