December 1586 in history

December 1586 events chronologically

Dec 17 Go-Yōzei becomes Emperor of Japan

Born in December 1586

Dec 6 Niccolò Zucchi an Italian Jesuit, astronomer, and physicist.
Dec 14 Georg Calixtus a German Lutheran theologian who looked to reconcile all Christendom by removing all unimportant differences.
Dec 21 Hosokawa Tadatoshi a Japanese samurai daimyo of the early Edo period. He was the head of Kumamoto Domain. He was a patron of the martial artist Miyamoto Musashi
Dec 31 Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia an Electress of Saxony as the spouse of John George I, Elector of Saxony.

Died in December 1586

Dec 6 Joachim Ernest Prince of Anhalt a German prince of the House of Ascania, ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Zerbst from 1551, and from 1570 sole ruler of all the Anhalt lands.
Dec 12 Stephen Báthory Voivode of Transylvania , Prince of Transylvania , from 1576 Queen Anna Jagiellon's husband and jure uxoris King of Poland.