1591 in History – What happened in year 1591

✅ Published on March 24th, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1591 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1591.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1591 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
19 AugustThe French king Henri IV captured the city of Rouen in northern France.


Famous birthdays in the year 1591:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 OctoberSettimia Caccini / Writer / Italy
08 February Guercino / Painter / Italy
11 January Robert Devereux / Politician / United Kingdom
12 January Jusepe de Ribera / Painter / Spain
15 March Alexandre de Rhodes / Missionary / France
16 JuneJoseph Solomon Delmedigo / Physician / Greece
24 AugustRobert Herrick / Poet / United Kingdom
25 February Friedrich Spee / Poet / Germany
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