July 1561 in history

July 1561 events chronologically

Jul 2 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz
Jul 12 Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow is consecrated

Born in July 1561

Jul 11 Luis de Góngora a Spanish Baroque lyric poet. Góngora and his lifelong rival, Francisco de Quevedo, are widely considered the most prominent Spanish poets of all time. His style is characterized by what was called culteranismo, also known as Gongorism. This style existed in stark contrast to Quevedo's conceptismo
Jul 24 Maria of the Palatinate-Simmern a German Princess and a Swedish Princess and Duchess of Södermanland by marriage, the first spouse of the future King Charles IX of Sweden. She died before he became King, and was therefore never Queen
Jul 25 Katō Kiyomasa a Japanese daimyō of the Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo period.

Died in July 1561

Jul 9 Sebald Heyden a German musicologist, cantor, theologian, hymn-writer and religious poet. He is perhaps best known for his De arte canendi which is considered to have had a major impact on scholarship and the teaching of singing to young boys. It has been speculated that Heyden was the world's first true musicologist
Jul 10 Rüstem Pasha an Ottoman Croatian statesman. He served as the grand vizier of sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Rüstem Pasha is also known as Damat Rüstem Pasha because of his marriage to one of the sultan's daughters