April 1595 in history

April 1595 events chronologically

Apr 27 The relics of Saint Sava are incinerated in Belgrade by the Ottomans, where today the largest Orthodox church building in the world stands

Born in April 1595

Apr 5 John Wilson (composer) an English composer, lutenist and teacher. Born in Faversham, Kent, he moved to London by 1614, where he succeeded Robert Johnson as principal composer for the King's Men, and entered the King's Musick in 1635 as a lutenist. He received the degree of D.Mus from Oxford in 1644, and he was professor of music there from 1656 to 1661. Following the Restoration, he joined the Chapel Royal in 1662. He died at Westminster
Apr 6 Pieter de Molijn a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver born in England.
Apr 6 Henri II d'Orléans Duke of Longueville a major figure in the civil war of France, the Fronde, and served as governor of Picardy, then of Normandy.
Apr 24 Ştefan Răzvan a Voivode of Moldavia of Romani descent from the historical Romanian state of Wallachia.

Died in April 1595

Apr 8 Henri I d'Orléans duc de Longueville a French aristocrat and military and Grand Chamberlain of France between 1589 and 1595.
Apr 25 Torquato Tasso an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata , in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. He suffered from mental illness and died a few days before he was due to be crowned as the king of poets by the Pope. Until the beginning of the 20th century, Tasso remained one of the most widely read poets in Europe