September 1566 in history

Born in September 1566

Sep 1 Edward Alleyn an English actor who was a major figure of the Elizabethan theatre and founder of Dulwich College and Alleyn's School.

Died in September 1566

Sep 2 Taddeo Zuccari an Italian painter, one of the most popular members of the Roman mannerist school.
Sep 7 Suleiman the Magnificent the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566.
Sep 7 Nikola Šubić Zrinski a Croatian nobleman and general in service of Habsburg Monarchy, ban of Croatia from 1542 to 1556, and member of the Zrinski noble family. He was known across Europe for his involvement with the Battle of Szigetvár and is today seen as a hero by both Hungarians and Croats
Sep 22 Johannes Agricola a German Protestant reformer. He was a follower and friend of Martin Luther, who became his antagonist in the matter of the binding obligation of the law on Christians
Sep 27 Marco Girolamo Vida an Italian humanist, bishop and poet. Born at Cremona, Vida joined the court of Pope Leo X and was given a prior at Frascati. He became bishop of Alba in 1532