1599 in History – What happened in year 1599

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

In history, year 1599 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 1599.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1599 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
31 JanuaryBritain's first East India Company was established in India at the behest of Queen Elizabeth I of Britain.


Famous birthdays in the year 1599:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 JuneDiego Velázquez / Painter / Spain
10 OctoberÉtienne Moulinié / Composer / France
11 NovemberOttavio Piccolomini / Field Marshal / Italy
14 AugustMéric Casaubon / Author / United Kingdom
14 DecemberCharles Berkeley / Politician / United Kingdom
22 AugustAgatha Marie of Hanau / Noblewoman / Germany
22 March Anthony van Dyck / Painter / United Kingdom
23 March Thomas Selle / Composer / Germany
25 AprilOliver Cromwell / Politician / United Kingdom
25 SeptemberFrancesco Borromini / Architect / Italy
28 March Witte Corneliszoon de With / Naval Officer / Netherlands
31 OctoberDenzil Holles / Politician / United Kingdom

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