1597 in History – What happened in year 1597

✅ Published on March 25th, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1597 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 1597.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1597 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
20 AugustThe Dutch East India Company's first ship returned from East Asia.
19 JanuaryMaharana Pratap, the Rajput king of Mewar, who chewed the chickens to the Mughals, died.


Famous birthdays in the year 1597:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March Jean-Charles della Faille / Priest / Belgium
09 AprilJohn Davenport / Politician / United Kingdom
12 January François Duquesnoy / Sculptor / Belgium
18 March Jérôme le Royer de la Dauversière / Religious Leader / France
21 AugustRoger Twysden / Politician / United Kingdom
23 DecemberMartin Opitz / Poet / Germany
31 January John Francis Regis / Priest / France
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