Born in 1504

Jan 1 Caspar Creuziger a German humanist. He was professor of Theology at the University of Wittenberg, preacher at the Castle Church , secretary to and worked with Martin Luther to revise Luther's German Bible translation
Jan 17 Pope Pius V Pope from 8 January 1566 to his death in 1572. He is venerated as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. He is chiefly notable for his role in the Council of Trent, the Counter-Reformation, and the standardization of the Roman rite within the Latin Church. Pius V declared Thomas Aquinas a Doctor of the Church and patronized prominent sacred music composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Feb 3 Scipione Rebiba an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Mar 31 Guru Angad the second of the ten Sikh Gurus. He was born in the village of Sarae Naga in Muktsar District in Punjab on 31 March 1504. The name Lehna was given shortly after his birth as was the custom of his Hindu parents. He was the son of a small but successful trader named Pheru Mal. His mother's name was Mata Ramo. Baba Narayan Das Trehan was the Guru's Grandfather, whose ancestral house was at Matte-di-Sarai near Muktsar
Apr 30 Francesco Primaticcio an Italian Mannerist painter, architect and sculptor who spent most of his career in France.
May 5 Stanislaus Hosius a Roman Catholic cardinal; from 1551, Prince-Bishop of the Bishopric of Warmia, Poland; from 1558, papal legate to the Holy Roman Emperor's Imperial Court in Vienna, Austria; from 1566, papal legate to Poland.
May 29 Antun Vrančić a Croatian prelate, writer, diplomat and Archbishop of Esztergom of the 16th century. Antun Vrančić was from Dalmatian town of Šibenik , then part of the Republic of Venice. Vrančić is also known under his Latinized name Antonius Verantius, while Hungarian documents since the 19th century refer to him as Verancsics Antal
Jul 18 Heinrich Bullinger a Swiss reformer, the successor of Huldrych Zwingli as head of the Zurich church and pastor at Grossmünster. A much less controversial figure than John Calvin or Martin Luther, his importance has long been underestimated; recent research shows that he was one of the most influential theologians of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century
Aug 1 Dorothea of Denmark Duchess of Prussia a Danish princess and Duchess of Prussia. She was the daughter of King Frederick I of Denmark and Anna of Brandenburg. She was married to Duke Albert, Duke of Prussia
Aug 6 Matthew Parker Archbishop of Canterbury from 1559 until his death in 1575. He was also an influential theologian and arguably the co-founder of a distinctive tradition of Anglican theological thought
Aug 29 Elisabeth of Brandenburg-Küstrin a princess of Brandenburg-Küstrin and margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach and Brandenburg-Kulmbach by marriage.
Oct 29 Shin Saimdang a Korean artist, writer, calligraphist, noted poet, and the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yulgok. Often held up as a model of Confucian ideals, her respectful nickname was Eojin Eomeoni. Her real name was Yinsun. Her pennames were Saimdang, Inimdang and Imsajae
Nov 13 Philip I Landgrave of Hesse a leading champion of the Protestant Reformation and one of the most important of the early Protestant rulers in Germany.
Dec 31 Beatrice of Portugal Duchess of Savoy Duchess of Savoy by marriage.