February 1526 in history

Born in February 1526

Feb 2 Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski a magnate of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, a Ruthenian prince, starost of Volodymyr-Volynskyi, marshal of Volhynia and voivode of the Kiev Voivodeship. Ostrogski refused to help False Dmitriy I and supported Jan Zamoyski
Feb 19 Carolus Clusius a Flemish doctor and pioneering botanist, perhaps the most influential of all 16th-century scientific horticulturists.

Died in February 1526

Feb 23 Diego Columbus a Portuguese navigator and explorer. He served as the 2nd Admiral of the Indies, 2nd Viceroy of the Indies and 3rd Governor of the Indies. He was the eldest son of Christopher Columbus and wife Filipa Moniz Perestrelo