September 1596 in history

September 1596 events chronologically

Sep 20 Diego de Montemayor founds the city of Monterrey in New Spain

Born in September 1596

Sep 4 Constantijn Huygens a Dutch Golden Age poet and composer. He was secretary to two Princes of Orange: Frederick Henry and William II, and the father of the scientist Christiaan Huygens
Sep 23 Joan Blaeu a Dutch cartographer born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu.

Died in September 1596

Sep 9 Anna Jagiellon queen of Poland from 1575 to 1586. She was the daughter of Poland's King Sigismund I the Old, and the wife of Stephen Báthory. She was elected, along with her then fiancé, Báthory, as co-ruler in the second election of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Anna was the last member of the Jagiellon dynasty
Sep 15 Leonhard Rauwolf a German physician, botanist, and traveller. His main notability arises from a trip he made through the Levant and Mesopotamia in 1573-75. The motive of the trip was to search for herbal medicine supplies. Shortly after he returned, he published a set of new botanical descriptions with an herbarium. Later he published a general travel narrative about his visit
Sep 28 Margaret Stanley Countess of Derby the only surviving daughter of Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland and Lady Eleanor Brandon. Her maternal grandparents were Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk and Mary Tudor, former queen consort of France. Mary was the third daughter of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York