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Gebeurtenissen:
Tachtigjarige Oorlog.
Als militair adviseur van prins Maurits schrijft Stevin De Stercktenbouwing, waarin hij
militaire versterkingen opnieuw ontwierp om aangepast te zijn aan de projectielbanen van
de nieuwe vuurwapens in plaats van de oude kruisboog.
De vesting Bourtange wordt een grensverdediging van de drie noordelijke provincies
Groningen, Friesland en Drenthe.
Groningen wordt veroverd en sluit zich aan bij de Republiek, bekend als de Reductie van
Groningen.
Ernst van Oostenrijk volgt Peter Ernst von Mansfeld op als landvoogd van de Zuidelijke
Nederlanden.

Nederland:
De derde Brandaris vuurtoren wordt gebouwd op Terschelling. Deze staat in 2004 nog
overeind.
In Amsterdam wordt de Compagnie van Verre opgericht, een voorloper van de
Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie.

Europa:
27 Februari - Hendrik IV wordt koning van Frankrijk. (?)

Geboren:
9 December - Koning Gustaaf II Adolf (1596-1632), koning van Zweden (r. 1611-1632).
Datum onbelend - Willem Claeszoon Heda (1594- ca 1680), kunstschilder van met
name stillevens.

Gedoopt:
13 November - Jacomina Verhelle.

Overleden:
2 Februari Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italiaans componist.
31 Mei - Tintoretto, Italiaans schilder.
2 December - Gerardus Mercator, Vlaams cartograaf.
Datum onbekend - Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594), componist.


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1594
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Events:
February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims.
March 21 - Henry IV enters his capital of Paris for the first time.

Births:
February 19 - Henry, Prince of Wales (died 1612).
May 1 - John Haynes, colonial magistrate (died 1654).
May 29 - Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, German general (died 1632).
June 15 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (died 1665).
November 30 - John Cosin, English churchman (died 1672).
December 9 - King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (died 1632).
Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, French author (died 1654).
John Bramhall, English Anglican clergyman and controversialist (died 1663).
Philippe de Carteret II, Seigneur of Sark (died 1643).
Tarquinio Merula, Italian composer (died 1665).
Peter Oliver, English miniaturist (died 1648).
Aleksander Ludwik Radziwill, Polish noble (died 1654).
Antoine Gérard de Saint-Amant, French poet (died 1661).
Maria Tesselschade Visscher, Dutch poet (died 1649).
Tomasz Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (died 1638).

Baptized:
November 13 - Jacomina Verhelle.

Deaths:
February 1 - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer (born 1525).
April 29 - Thomas Cooper, English bishop and writer (born 1517).
May 31 - Tintoretto, Italian painter (born 1518).
June 3 - John Aylmer, English divine (born 1521).
June 14 - Orlande de Lassus, Franco-Flemish composer (born 1532).
July 10 - Paolo Bellasio, Italian composer and organist (born 1554).
September 25 - Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby, Lord High Steward (born 1531).
October 16 - William Allen, English cardinal (born 1532).
November 22 - Sir Martin Frobisher, British seaman (born 1535).
December 2 - Gerardus Mercator, Flemish cartographer (born 1512).
June - John Aylmer, Bishop of London.
Ferdinando Stanley, 5th Earl of Derby.
Barnabe Googe, English poet (born 1540).
John Johnson, English lutenist and composer.
Thomas Kyd, English playwright (born 1558).
Girolamo Mei, Italian historian and humanist (born 1519).
William Painter, English translator.
Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque nobleman (born None).


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