1593 in History – What happened in year 1593

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

In history, year 1593 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 1593.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1593 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 mayEnglish playwright Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death byIngram Frizer under mysterious circumstances.
22 juneOttoman forces were crushingly defeated by the Habsburgs atSisak (now in Croatia), triggering the Long War.


Famous birthdays in the year 1593:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilGeorge Herbert / Poet / United Kingdom
04 AprilEdward Nicholas / Politician / United Kingdom
05 JulyAchille d'Étampes de Valençay / Military Leader / France
08 JulyArtemisia Gentileschi / Painter / Italy
13 March Georges de La Tour / Painter / France
13 AprilThomas Wentworth / Politician / United Kingdom
19 MayJacob Jordaens / Painter / Belgium
20 SeptemberGottfried Scheidt / Composer / Germany
22 SeptemberMatthäus Merian / Cartographer / Germany
24 February Henry de Vere / Soldier / United Kingdom
25 March Jean de Brébeuf / Missionary / France
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