1591

Rulers:

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

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

• Felipe II, King of Portugal (1581-1598)

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

• Henri IV, King of France (1589-1610)

Births:

• Guercino (1591-1666)

Literature:

• Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Henry VI, Part 1 (1591)

• Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Henry VI, Part 2 (1591)

• Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Henry VI, Part 3 (1591-92)

Art:

• Tintoretto, Jacopo (1518-1594): Natività (c.1585-94)