June 1598 in history

Born in June 1598

Jun 19 Gilbert Sheldon an English Archbishop of Canterbury.

Died in June 1598

Jun 28 Abraham Ortelius a Flemish cartographer and geographer, generally recognized as the creator of the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. He is also believed to be the first person to imagine that the continents were joined together before drifting to their present positions