Events in year of 1592

  • 01-30Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII

People born in year of 1592

  • 01-05Shah Jahan: Mughal Emperor of India (1628-58) - built the Taj Mahal
  • 01-14Sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan: Leader of India
  • 01-22Pierre Gassendi: Champtercier Provence, France -- Scientist / philosopher
  • 01-27Pierre de La Barre: Composer
  • 04-14Abraham Elsevier: Book publisher / publisher
  • 04-20John Eliot: St. Germans, Cornwall -- English MP / author
  • 05-01Johann A Schall von Bell: German missionaries / astronomer
  • 05-08Francis Quarles: English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)
  • 05-13John Cloppenburg: Vicar / theologist
  • 06-13Tobias Michael: Composer
  • 07-19Erhard Buttner: Composer
  • 08-12Willem Earl of Nassau-Siegen: Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik / Heusden)
  • 11-08Domenico Mazzocchi: Composer

People died in year of 1592

  • 01-05Willem II: Duke of Gulik / Kleef / Gelre, dies at about 75
  • 01-06Johan Casimir: Palsgrave at the Rhine
  • 03-10Michiel Coxcie: Flemish (court)painter / carpet designer
  • 04-22Bartolommeo Ammanati: Italian Sculptor / architect, dies at 80
  • 07-01Marc A Ingegneri: Italian violinist / Composer (Responsoria)
  • 12-02Alexander Farnese: Land guardian of the Netherlands (1579-92), dies at 46

Events in year of 1593

  • 01-05William Louis of Nassau becomes Governor / Viceroy of Drenthe
  • 01-27Vatican opens 7 year trial against Scholar Giordano Bruno
  • 03-23English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander
  • 06-28Earl Mauritius conquerors Geertruidenberg
  • 12-15State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
  • 12-24Storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed

People born in year of 1593

  • 03-19Georges de la Tour: French painter
  • 04-03George Herbert: English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs)
  • 04-13Thomas Wentworth: London, England -- Earl of Strafford / Viceroy of Ireland
  • 05-20Jacob Jordaens: Flemish barok artist
  • 08-09Izaak Walton: England, United Kingdom -- Biographer / fisherman / writer (Compleat Angler)
  • 09-20Gottfried Scheidt: Composer
  • 09-25Matthew Merian [the Elder]: Engraver / bookseller
  • 10-11Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip: Anatomy / Mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)
  • 11-30Johann Dilliger: Composer

People died in year of 1593

  • 02-07Jacques Amyot: French humanist / abbot of Bellozanne, dies at 79
  • 04-06Henry Barrow: English puritian / Congressionalist, hanged
  • 04-06John Greenwood: English Congressionalist, hanged
  • 05-29John Penry: English congressionalist, executed
  • 05-30Christopher Marlowe: British dramatist (Tamburlaine the Great), murdered
  • 07-11Giuseppe Arcimboldo: 1st surrealist painter
  • 07-25Steven Haghen: Navigator / Governor of Ambon (1617-18), dies at 61