1562

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May 28, 2022

Events

April 4 - 5 - Battle of Sečany Mikuláš of Bubno buys Litice Castle from the descendants of Václav Okrouhlický of Kněnice. Jiří Melantrich from Aventino in Prague publishes the first Czech edition of Mattioli's herbarium

Ongoing events

1545–1563 - Council of Trent 1558–1583 - Livonian War 1562–1598 - Huguenot Wars

Birth

January 12 - Charles Emanuel I of Savoy, Duke of Savoy († July 26, 1630) January 20 - Ottavio Rinuccini, Italian poet and opera librettist († March 28, 1621) April 24 - Xuan Guangchi, Chinese scientist and clerk († November 8, 1633) May 22 - Anna Marie Bádenská, wife of Vilém of Rožmberk († April 25, 1583) November 25 - Lope de Vega, Spanish playwright and poet († August 27, 1635) December - John Dowland, English composer and luthier († January 20 or 21, 1626) ? - Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch organist and composer († 16 October 1621) ? - Bento de Góis, Portuguese missionary and traveler († 11 April 1607) ? - Giovanni Garzia Millini, Italian Cardinal († October 2, 1629) ? - John Bull, English Renaissance composer († 1628) ? - Kao Pchan-lung, Chinese neo-Confucian philosopher and politician († 1626)

Deaths

January 9 - Akihisa Amago, Japanese military leader (* March 8, 1514) July 12 - George Hartman I of Liechtenstein, Prince (* 1513) October 5 - Anna of Rogendorf, Czech noblewoman (* about 1500) October 18 - Peter of Alcantara, Spanish saint (* 1499) ? - Christoph Amberger, German portraitist (* 1505) ? - Fabián Puléř, Czech Renaissance painter (* around 1520) ? - Gülfem Hatun, second wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I (* 1497)

Heads of State

Czech Kingdom - Ferdinand I. Holy Roman Empire - Ferdinand I. Pope - Pius IV Kingdom of England - Elizabeth I. Kingdom of France - Charles IX. Kingdom of Poland - Sigismund II. August Kingdom of Hungary - Ferdinand I. Ottoman Empire - Suleyman I Persian Empire - Tahmasp I.

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