May 1567 in history

May 1567 events chronologically

May 15 Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband

Born in May 1567

May 9 John George I Prince of Anhalt-Dessau a German prince of the House of Ascania. From 1586 to 1603 he ruled the unified principality of Anhalt jointly with his brothers. After the partition of the principality in 1603, he ruled the principality of Anhalt-Dessau from 1603 to 1618
May 13 Don Giovanni de' Medici an Italian military commander, diplomat and architect.
May 15 Claudio Monteverdi an Italian composer, gambist, singer and Roman Catholic priest.

Died in May 1567

May 2 Marin Držić considered the finest Croatian Renaissance playwright and prose writer.
May 31 Guido de Bres a Walloon pastor and theologian, a student of John Calvin and Theodore Beza in Geneva. He was born in Mons, County of Hainaut, Southern Netherlands, and martyred at Valenciennes, aged 45. De Bres compiled and published the Walloon Confession of Faith known as the Belgic Confession still in use today in Belgium and the Netherlands. It is also used by many Reformed Churches all over the world