1553

 

Rulers:

• Carlos I, King of Spain (1516-1556)

• Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1519-1558)

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

• Edward VI, King of England and Ireland (1547-1553)

• John Frederick I, Duke of Saxony (1547-1554)

• Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England and Ireland (10-19 July 1553)

Events:

• Chatsworth House built in Derbyshire, England.

Births:

• Henri IV, King of France (1553-1610)

Deaths:

• Edward VI, King of England and Ireland (1537-1553)

Art:

• Bronzino (1503-1572): Ritratto di giovane uomo (1550-1555)

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1519-1594): Ester e Assuero (1552-1555)

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1519-1594): Giuditta e Oloferne (1552-1555)

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1519-1594): Susanna e i Vecchioni (1552-1555)

• Tiziano (c.1488-1576): Danae (1553)

• Tiziano (c.1488-1576): San Girolamo penitente (1550-1555)

 

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