1568

Rulers:

• Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1537-1569)

• Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603)

• Felipe II, King of Spain (1556-1598)

Births:

• Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625)

• Maffeo Barberini (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644)

Art:

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Beggars (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Magpie on the Gallows (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Misanthrope (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Parable of the Blind Leading the Blind (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Peasant and the Nest Robber (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Peasant Dance (1568)

• Bruegel the Elder, Pieter (c.1525-1569): The Peasant Wedding (c.1568)

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594): Doge Pietro Loredan (1567-70)

• Tiziano (c.1488-1576) & Workshop: Venere e il suonatore di liuto (1565-70)