1577

Rulers:

• Alvise I Mocenigo, Doge della Repubblica di Venezia (1570-1577)

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

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

• Francesco I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1574-1587)

• Francesco I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1574-1587)

• Henri III, King of Navarre (1572-1610)

Events:

St John’s Co-Cathedral opened in Valletta, Malta.

Deaths:

• Mocenigo, Alvise I (1507-1577)

Art:

• El Greco (1541-1614): Cristo abrazado a la cruz (1577-87)

• Fontana, Lavinia (1552-1614): Autoritratto al cembalo (1577)

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594): Doge Alvise Mocenigo (c.1577)

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1519-1594): Giuditta e Oloferne (c.1577)