1571

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December 3, 2021

1571 (MDLXXI) was a year that, according to the Julian calendar, began on Monday.

Events

January 1 - Pope St. Pius V. Bulou Licet ex debito confirmed the merciful brothers as a religious congregation. October 7 - A coalition of Spain, Venice, the Papal State and the Knights of Malta defeats the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto. Moscow is ravaged by an invasion of Crimean Tatars a strong aurora borealis was seen over Bohemia (eg a manuscript about the phenomenon over Domažlice)

Ongoing events

1558–1583 - Livonian War 1562–1598 - Huguenot Wars 1568–1648 - Eighty Years' War 1568–1648 - Dutch Revolution

Science and art

the first Czech mention of the discovery of mammoth bones in Předmostí near Přerov (Czech grammar)

Birth

January 9 - Charles Bonaventure Buquoy, French military leader, commander of the Imperial troops during the Thirty Years' War († July 10, 1621) January 27 - Abbas I the Great, Persian Shah († January 19, 1629) February 15 - Michael Praetorius, German composer, organist and music theorist († February 15, 1621) September 28 or 29 - Caravaggio, Italian Baroque painter († July 18, 1610) December 4 - Ferdinand of Habsburg, son of Philip II. Spanish († November 18, 1578) December 27 - Johannes Kepler, German mathematician and astronomer († November 15, 1630) ? - Willem Blaeu, Dutch cartographer († October 21, 1638) ? - Cunenaga Hasekura, Japanese diplomat and ambassador († August 7, 1622) ? - Kašpar z Questenberku, Catholic theologian, abbot of the Strahov Monastery († 28 June 1640) ? - Frederick de Houtman, Dutch navigator († October 21, 1627) ? - Thomas Hughes, English lawyer and playwright († 1623) ? - Halime Sultan, Haseki sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1588–1595), later Valide sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1617–1618 & 1622–1623)

Deaths

Czech Republic24. November - Jan Blahoslav, Czech writer and bishop of the Unity of Brethren (* February 20, 1523) ? - Tomáš Jaroš, Prague bell ringer (* about 1500) Svět13. February - Benvenuto Cellini, Italian goldsmith, sculptor and writer (* November 3, 1500) March 14 - Jan Zikmund Zápolský, King of Hungary (* July 7, 1540) July 6 - Motonari Mori, Japanese daimyo, leader of the Mori clan (* April 16, 1497) September 23 - Catherine of Wallenstein, Czech noblewoman, wife of Zachary of Hradec October 7 - Dorotea Queen of Saxony-Lauenburg, Danish and Norwegian (* July 9, 1511) November 13 - Marfa Sobakin, Russian Empress, third wife of Ivan IV. Terrible (* 1552) December 27 - Johann Criginger, German writer and cartographer (1521) ? - Ujijasu Hojo, Japanese daimyo, leader of the Hojo family (* 1515) ? - Titu Cusi Yupanqui, Inca in Vilcabamba (* 1529) ? - Nicolò dell’Abbate, Italian painter (* 1509)

Heads of State

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

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