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Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. ... // Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned at the stake for heresy in Rome July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the... This page is about the year. ... King James I of England/VII of Scotland, the first monarch to rule the Kingdoms of England and Scotland at the same time Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James I of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Significant Events and Trends Transition from the Muromachi to the Azuchi-Momoyama period in Japan Categories: 1570s ... Events and Trends The beginnings of the Golden Age of Literature in England Sir Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland as Englands first overseas colony in 1583 Francis Drake had come back from going around the world, bringing back with him many treasures. ... Events 1590 March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne. ... Categories: 1600s ... Events and Trends Start of the Golden Age of the Netherlands. ... Events and Trends Permanent Dutch settlement of New York Bay and the Hudson River. ... Events and Trends Thirty Years War in full swing in Europe September 8, 1636 - A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes Harvard College as the first college founded in the Americas. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1601 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed below. ... 1600 state leaders - Events of 1601 - 1602 state leaders - State leaders by year Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Wanli, Emperor of China (1573-1620) Japan Monarch - Go-Yozei, Emperor of Japan (1586-1611) de facto - Tokugawa Ieyasu (1600-1603) Korea (Joseon Dynasty) - Seonjo, King of Joseon (1567-1608) Mughal Empire - Akbar... (Redirected from 1601 in literature) See also: 16th century in literature, other events of the 17th century, 1700 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

Events

February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1566 - 25 February 1601), favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England, is the best-known of the many holders of the title Earl of Essex. He was born at Netherwood in 1566, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and... Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1566 - 25 February 1601), favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England, is the best-known of the many holders of the title Earl of Essex. He was born at Netherwood in 1566, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and... Matteo Ricci Matteo Ricci (Macerata, October 6, 1552 - Peking, May 11, 1610) (Chinese: 利瑪竇; pinyin: Lì Mǎdòu) was an Italian Jesuit priest whose missionary activity in China during the Ming Dynasty marked the beginning of modern Chinese Christianity. ... Málaga is a port city in Andalucia, southern Spain, on the Costa del Sol coast of the Mediterranean. ... Siege of Kinsale - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...

Births

See also Category:1601 births. January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Baltasar Gracián y Morales (January 8, 1601 - December 6, 1658), Spanish prose writer, was born at Calatayud (Aragon). ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Athanasius Kircher (sometimes spelt Kirchner) (May 2, 1601?–27 November 1680) was a 17th century German Jesuit scholar who published around 40 works, most notably in the fields of oriental studies, geology and medicine. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pierre de Fermat Pierre de Fermat (August 17, 1601 – January 12, 1665) was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, southern France, and a mathematician who is given credit for the development of modern calculus. ... Events March 4 - Start of the Second Anglo-Dutch War. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Georges de Scudéry (August 22, 1601 - May 14, 1667), the elder bother of Madeleine de Scudéry, was a French novelist, dramatist and poet. ... // Events January 20 - Poland cedes Kyiv, Smolensk, and eastern Ukraine to Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo that put a final end to the Deluge, and Poland lost its status as a Central European power. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Anne of Austria Anne of Austria (September 22, 1601 - January 20, 1666) was Queen Consort of France and Regent for her son, Louis XIV of France. ... Louis XIII in full military regalia, by Peter Paul Rubens, 1622-25: On a ribbon at his hip is the Cross of the Order of Saint Esprit Louis XIII (September 27, 1601 – May 14, 1643), called the Just (French: le Juste), was King of France from 1610 to 1643. ... Events September 2 - Great Fire of London: A large fire breaks out in London in the house of Charles IIs baker on Pudding Lane near London Bridge. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... Louis XIII in full military regalia, by Peter Paul Rubens, 1622-25: On a ribbon at his hip is the Cross of the Order of Saint Esprit Louis XIII (September 27, 1601 – May 14, 1643), called the Just (French: le Juste), was King of France from 1610 to 1643. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Paradise by Jan Brueghel the Younger (c. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... William Coddington (1601 – November 1, 1678) was the first governor of Rhode Island. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... Jacques Gaffarel (1601‑1684) was a librarian to Cardinal Richelieu and a famous astrologer. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... Baltasar Gracián y Morales (January 8, 1601 - December 6, 1658), Spanish prose writer, was born at Calatayud (Aragon). ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... Tristan lHermite was the pseudonym of François lHermite (c. ... Events May 10 - English troops land on Jamaica March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton (1601 - 1643), was the son of William, 1st earl, lord president of the marches, whose father had been created Baron Compton by Elizabeth, and of Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir John Spencer, lord mayor of London. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Colonel Adrian Scrope (Circa 1601 - October 17, 1660) was the thirty seventh of the fifty nine Commisoners who signed the Death Warrent of King Charles I in January of 1649 after the English Civil War. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Edward Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Worcester was born before 1613, perhaps in 1601, to Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester and Anne Russell. ... // Events January 20 - Poland cedes Kyiv, Smolensk, and eastern Ukraine to Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo that put a final end to the Deluge, and Poland lost its status as a Central European power. ...


Deaths

See also Category:1601 deaths. February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (10 November 1566 - 25 February 1601), favourite of Queen Elizabeth I of England, is the best-known of the many holders of the title Earl of Essex. He was born at Netherwood in 1566, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Mark Alexander Boyd (13 January 1562 - April 10, 1601) was a Scottish poet and soldier of fortune. ... Events Earliest English slave-trading expedition under John Hawkins. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Constanzo Porta (1528 or 1529 – May 19, 1601) was an Italian composer of the Renaissance, and a representative of what is known today as the Venetian School. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazul) was one of the greatest of Romanias national heroes. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Tycho Brahe (born Tyge Ottesen Brahe) (December 14, 1546 – October 24, 1601) was a Danish nobleman known primarily for his work as an astronomer and an astrologer (the two were highly related in his day), as well as an alchemist. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... Scipione Ammirato (1531-1601), Italian historian, born at Lecce, in the kingdom of Naples. ... Events January 26 - Lisbon, Portugal is hit by an earthquake-- thousands die October 1 - Battle of Kappel - The forces of Zürich are defeated by the Catholic cantons. ... Girolamo Dalla Casa (d. ... John Farmer (1570? – 1605) was an English composer, mainly of madrigals. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Claude Fauchet (3 July 1530 - 1601) was a French historian and antiquary. ... Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Joris Hoefnagel (1545 - 1601), Dutch painter and engraver, the son of a diamond merchant, was born at Antwerp. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... Juan de Fuca (1536 – 1602), born Ioannis Phokas (often reported as Apostolos Valerianos), was a black Greek captain employed by Spain to sail northward from Mexico and look for a northern passage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. ... Sir Thomas North (1535? - 1601?), English translator of Plutarch, second son of the 1st Baron North, was born about 1535. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga (now Montreal) June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (1534-1601) was a statesman of the Elizabethan era. ... Events February 27 - Group of Anabaptists of Jan Matthys seize Münster and declare it The New Jerusalem - they begin to exile dissenters and forcible baptize all others May 10 - Jacques Cartier explores Newfoundland while searching for the Northwest Passage. ... John Shakespeare (b. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Ogawa Suketada (小川 祐忠; 1549 – 1601) was a daimyo in Azuchi-Momoyama period and Edo period. ... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ...


 
 

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