1601 in History – What happened in year 1601

✅ Published on March 25th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1601 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 1601.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1601 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 februaryRobert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex led a failed rebellion against Queen Elizabeth I.


Famous birthdays in the year 1601:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayAthanasius Kircher / Scholar / Germany
08 January Baltasar Gracián / Author / Spain
14 NovemberJohn Eudes / Priest / France
17 AugustPierre de Fermat / Lawyer / France
19 March Alonzo Cano / Painter / Spain
22 AugustGeorges de Scudéry / Poet / France
27 MayAntoine Daniel / Missionary / France
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