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What Happened In History Year 1552

Historical Events for the Year 1552

  • 26th March » Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh Guru.
  • 2nd October » Conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible.

Famous Birthdays in 1552

  • 14th January » Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608)
  • 22nd January » Walter Raleigh, English poet, soldier, courtier, spy and explorer (d. 1618)
  • 1st February » Edward Coke, English judge and politician (d. 1634)
  • 19th February » Melchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal (d. 1630)
  • 28th February » Jost B├╝rgi, Swiss mathematician and clockmaker (d. 1632)
  • 15th April » Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician and astronomer (d. 1626)
  • 8th June » Gabriello Chiabrera, Italian poet (d. 1638)
  • 18th July » Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1612)
  • 24th August » Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)
  • 6th October » Matteo Ricci, Italian priest and missionary (d. 1610)
  • 31st December » Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611)

Famous Deaths in History for 1552

  • 22nd January » Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, English general and politician, Lord High Treasurer known as Lord High Treasurer of England (b. 1500)
  • 26th February » Heinrich Faber, German composer (b. 1500)
  • 28th March » Guru Angad Indian guru (b.1504)
  • 18th April » John Leland (antiquary) known as John Leland, English poet (b. 1502)
  • 10th June » Alexander Barclay, English poet (b. 1476)
  • 15th August » Hermann of Wied, German archbishop (b. 1477)
  • 14th October » Oswald Myconius, Swiss religious reformer (b. 1488)
  • 3rd December » Francis Xavier, Spanish missionary and saint (b. 1506)

Historical events for the year 1552 by month