May 1559 in history

May 1559 events chronologically

May 2 John Knox returns from exile to Scotland to become the leader of the nascent Scottish Reformation

Born in May 1559

May 12 Stanisław Radziwiłł a sixth generation Radziwill family noble of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was a general starost of the Duchy of Samogitia , a first ordynat of Olyka, and the Great Lithuanian Marshal