November 1596 in history

Born in November 1596

Nov 1 Pietro da Cortona primarily known by the name of his native town of Cortona in Tuscany. He was the leading Italian Baroque painter of his time and, along with his contemporaries and rivals Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini, was one of the key figures in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture. He was also an important designer of interior decorations
Nov 11 Catherine Henriette de Bourbon an illegitimate daughter of King Henry IV of France and his long-term maîtresse en titre Gabrielle d'Estrées. She was declared legitimate on 17 November 1596 at the Abbey of Ouen in Rouen and married into the Princely House of Guise

Died in November 1596

Nov 1 Pierre Pithou a French lawyer and scholar. He is also known as Petrus Pithoeus
Nov 9 George Peele most noted for his supposed but not universally accepted collaboration with William Shakespeare on the play Titus Andronicus.