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What Happened In History Year 1594

Historical Events for the Year 1594

  • 19th February » Having already inherited the List of Polish rulers throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother Catherine Jagellonica of Poland in 1587, Sigismund III Vasa Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is coronation crowned List of Swedish monarch
  • 27th February » Henry IV of France or Henry IV is crowned Monarch called King of France.
  • 11th June » Philip II of Spain called Philip II recognizes the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paved way to the stabilization of the rule of the Principal√≠a (an elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philip
  • 5th July » Portuguese Empire e.g Portuguese forces under the command of Pedro Lopes de Sousa begins an unsuccessful invasion of the Kingdom of Kandy during the Campaign of Danture in Sri Lanka.
  • 9th October » The Portuguese Empire army is annihilated by the Kingdom of Kandy on Sri Lanka, bringing an end to the Campaign of Danture.

Famous Birthdays in 1594

  • 5th February » Biagio Marini, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1663)
  • 1st May » John Haynes, English-American politician, 1st List of colonial governors of Connecticut named Governor of the Colony of Connecticut (d. 1653)
  • 29th May » Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian field marshal (d. 1632)
  • 15th June » Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665)
  • 13th September » Francesco Manelli, Italian theorbo player and composer (d. 1667)
  • 30th November » John Cosin, English bishop and academic (d. 1672)
  • 9th December » Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (d. 1632)

Famous Deaths in History for 1594

  • 2nd February » Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer (b. 1525)
  • 29th April » Thomas Cooper (bishop) called Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and theologian (b. 1517)
  • 31st May » Tintoretto, Italian painter (b. 1518)
  • 3rd June » John Aylmer (bishop) named John Aylmer, English bishop and scholar (b. 1521)
  • 14th June » Orlande de Lassus, Flemish composer (b. 1532)
  • 29th June » Niels Kaas, Danish politician (b. 1535)
  • 10th July » Paolo Bellasio, Italian organist and composer (b. 1554)
  • 24th July » John Boste, English martyr and saint (b. 1544)
  • 2nd December » Gerardus Mercator, Flemish mathematician. cartographer, and philosopher (b. 1512)

Historical events for the year 1594 by month