October 1560 in history

Born in October 1560

Oct 10 Jacobus Arminius the Latinized name of the Dutch theologian Jakob Hermanszoon from the Protestant Reformation period, served from 1603 as professor in theology at the University of Leiden. He wrote many books and treatises on theology, and his views became the basis of Arminianism and the Dutch Remonstrant movement
Oct 29 Christian I Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1586 to 1591. He belonged to the Albertine line of the House of Wettin