Born in 1511

Jan 1 Henry Duke of Cornwall the name of two sons of King Henry VIII of England and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
Apr 2 Ashikaga Yoshiharu the twelfth shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who held the reins of supreme power from 1521 through 1546 during the late Muromachi period of Japan. He was the son of the eleventh shogun Ashikaga Yoshizumi
Jun 4 Honorat II of Savoy a marshal of France and admiral of France.
Jun 18 Bartolomeo Ammannati an Italian architect and sculptor, born at Settignano, near Florence. He studied under Baccio Bandinelli and Jacopo Sansovino and closely imitated the style of Michelangelo
Jul 2 Şahkulu the leader of the pro-Shia and pro-Safavid uprising in Anatolia - the Şahkulu Rebellion - directed against the Ottoman Empire in 1511. His death in battle signified the end of the uprising. He is buried in Amasya
Jul 9 Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg consort of Christian III from 1525 and Queen consort of Denmark and Norway. She was daughter of Duke Magnus I of Saxe-Lauenburg and Catherine, daughter of Henry IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Her sister Catherine was the first consort of Gustav I of Sweden
Jul 30 Giorgio Vasari an Italian painter, architect, writer and historian, most famous today for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing.
Sep 28 Matsudaira Kiyoyasu the 7th lord over the Matsudaira clan during the Sengoku period of Japan. Kiyoyasu was the grandfather of the exceedingly famous unifier of Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu. Kiyoyasu soon gained control of the whole of the northern region of Mikawa province after the Saigo clan had surrendered after four generations of conflict between the two clans. The Okazaki castle was also built as a monument towards the Matsudaira's power. However, certain hatred began growing within a certain retainer of Kiyoyasu's, a retainer by the name of Abe Masatoyo. During the year of 1535, this certain retainer had somehow sneaked into Kiyoyasu's secret chambers and slew him with his Muramasa blade. After the revolt had been subdued at the battle of Idano, and peace returned to the Matsudaira, Matsudaira Hirotada, father of Ieyasu, would succeed to the throne of power within the Matsudaira clan
Oct 22 Erasmus Reinhold a German astronomer and mathematician, considered to be the most influential astronomical pedagogue of his generation. He was born and died in Saalfeld, Saxony
Nov 15 Johannes Secundus a New Latin poet of Dutch nationality.