1562 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1530s  1540s  1550s  – 1560s –  1570s  1580s  1590s
Years: 1559 1560 156115621563 1564 1565

Year 1562 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.

Events

Births

  • January 13 – Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet and soldier of fortune
  • January 20 – Ottavio Rinuccini, Italian composer
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer
  • May 6 – Pietro Bernini, Italian sculptor
  • July 25 – Katō Kiyomasa, Japanese samurai
  • November 25 – Lope de Vega, Spanish poet and dramatist
  • Isabella Andreini, Italian actress
  • John Bull, English composer
  • Henry Constable, English poet
  • Maeda Toshinaga, Japanese nobleman
  • Cornelis van Haarlem, Dutch painter

Deaths

  • January – Ilie II Rareş, Prince of Moldavia
  • January 9 – Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord
  • October 9 – Gabriele Falloppio, Italian anatomist
  • October 13 – Claudin de Sermisy, French composer
  • November 17 – Antoine de Bourbon, father of Henry IV of France
  • December 6 – Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter
  • December 7 – Adrian Willaert, Flemish composer
  • Matteo Bandello, Italian novelist
  • Nicholas Grimald, English poet and theologian

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