Events in year of 1599

  • 01-11Jacob van Necks fleet leaves Bantam Java with pepper, clove and muskaat
  • 03-27Robert Devereux becomes Lieutenant General of Ireland
  • 04-18Valencia Archduke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain
  • 07-19Jacob van Necks Merchant fleet leaves Java
  • 09-07Earl van Essex and Irish rebel Tyrone signs treaty

People born in year of 1599

  • 01-12Adrian van Utrecht: Flemish painter
  • 02-13Alexander VII [Fabio Chigi]: Siena, Italy -- Pope (1655-67)
  • 03-13Johannes Berchmans: Dutch Jesuit / Saint
  • 03-23Thomas Selle: Composer
  • 04-25Oliver Cromwell: Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)
  • 06-12Jan W van Brederode: Governor (Hertogenbosch) / Field Marshal
  • 10-10Jacob Aertsz Colom: Dutch publisher (Consolation of the Sea)
  • 11-11Ottavio Piccolomini: Italian / Spanish marshal

People died in year of 1599

  • 01-13Edmund Spenser: Poet (Faerie Queene), dies at about 46
  • 01-22Cristofano Malvezzi: Composer, dies at 51
  • 09-11Cornelis de Houtman: Navigator (1st Dutch trip to Java), murder at 35

Events in year of 1600

  • 02-04Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time near Prague
  • 02-08Vatican convicts Scholar Giordano Bruno to death
  • 07-02Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
  • 08-06Henry IV of France invades Savoy after negotiations break down over Saluzzo, controlled by Savoy since 1588
  • 10-08San Marino adopts constitution
  • 10-16Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines
  • 12-31British East India Company chartered

People born in year of 1600

  • 01-17Calderon: Writer
  • 01-28Clement IX [Giulio Rospigliosi]: Pistoia, Italy -- 238th Pope (1667-69)
  • 07-20Simon Ives: Composer
  • 08-11Paul Hallman: Composer
  • 09-03Dirck Graswinckel: Dutch States-General court clerk
  • 09-05Loreto Vittori: Composer
  • 09-27John Galle: Flemish engraver / printer, baptised
  • 11-19Charles I: King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament
  • 11-19Lieuwe van Aitzema: Dutch historian (Matters of State & War)

People died in year of 1600

  • 02-15Jose the Acosta: Spanish Missionary (Peru)
  • 02-17Giordano Bruno: Advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake
  • 08-02Arent van Dorp: Dutch Governor of East-Zealand, dies at about 70
  • 08-15Johann Baptista Serranus: Composer, dies at 60
  • 09-10John Bruhesius [Bruhesen]: Bishop of Groningen
  • 11-12Andreas of Austrian: Land Guardian of the Netherlands (1598-1600), dies at 42