January 1590 in history

Born in January 1590

Jan 9 Simon Vouet perhaps best remembered for helping to introduce the Italian Baroque style of painting to France.

Died in January 1590

Jan 7 Jakob Andreae a significant German Lutheran theologian, involved in the drafting of major documents.
Jan 20 Giambattista Benedetti an Italian mathematician from Venice who was also interested in physics, mechanics, the construction of sundials, and the science of music.