July 1572 in history

July 1572 events chronologically

Jul 9 Nineteen Catholics suffer martyrdom for their beliefs in the Dutch town of Gorkum

Died in July 1572

Jul 4 Hasan Pasha (son of Barbarossa) the son of Hayreddin Barbarossa and three-times Beylerbey of the Regency of Algiers. His mother was a Morisco. He succeeded his father as ruler of Algiers, and replaced Barbarossa's deputy Hasan Agha who had been effectively holding the position of ruler of Algiers since 1533
Jul 5 Longqing Emperor the twelfth emperor of the Ming dynasty of China from 1567 to 1572. He was created Prince of Yu in 1539. His era name means "Great celebration"
Jul 7 Sigismund II Augustus King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, the only son of Sigismund I the Old, whom Sigismund II succeeded in 1548. Married three times, the last of the Jagiellons remained childless, and through the Union of Lublin introduced an elective monarchy
Jul 25 Isaac Luria a foremost rabbi and Jewish mystic in the community of Safed in the Galilee region of Ottoman Palestine. He is considered the father of contemporary Kabbalah, his teachings being referred to as Lurianic Kabbalah. While his direct literary contribution to the Kabbalistic school of Safed was extremely minute , his spiritual fame led to their veneration and the acceptance of his authority. The works of his disciples compiled his oral teachings into writing. Every custom of the Ari was scrutinized, and many were accepted, even against previous practice