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Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Year in topic
- January 6 - Philip Henslowe, English theatre manager
- April 23 (Gregorian Calendar)- Miguel Cervantes, Spanish author.
- April 23 (Julian Calendar)/ May 3 (Gregorian Calendar) - William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet.
- August 7 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect
- Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japanese shogun