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- March 14 - Battle of Ivry - Henry IV of France again defeats the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne.
- May - August - Unsuccessful siege of Paris by Henry IV of France. Henry is forced to raise the siege when the Duke of Parma comes to its relief with a Spanish army.
- May 17 - Anne of Denmark is crowned queen of Scotland.
- August 18 - John White, the governor of the Colony of Roanoke, returns from a supply-trip to England and finds his settlement deserted.
- September 15 - Pope Urban VII succeeds Sixtus V as the 226th pope.
- December 5 - Pope Gregory XIV succeeds Urban VII as the 227th pope.
- Coptic Pope Gabriel VIII succeeds Yoannis XIV.
- Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria Meletius I succeeds Silvester.
- Japan is united by Toyotomi Hideyoshi
- March 18 - Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Spanish and Portuguese historian and poet (died 1649)
- April 18 - Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (died 1617)
- May 12 - Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (died 1621)
- July 13 - Pope Clement X (died 1676)
- August 19 - Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)
- William Bradford, English leader of Plymouth Colony (died 1657)
- William Browne, English poet (died 1645)
- Francis Burgersdyk, Dutch logician (died 1629)
- Isaac de Caus, French landscaper (died 1648)
- William Cecil, 17th Baron de Ros (died 1618)
- Lady Anne Clifford, English noblewoman (died 1676)
- Crellius, Polish–German theologian (died 1633)
- Theophilus Eaton, merchant (died 1658)
- Isaac Manasses de Pas, Marquis de Feuquieres, French soldier (died 1640)
- Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English courtier and soldier (died 1649)
- Gerhard van Honthorst, Dutch painter (died 1656)
- Roger Ludlow, one of the founders of the colony (later the state) of Connecticut (died 1664)
- Boris Morozov, Russian statesman and boyar (died 1661)
- Michael O'Clery, Irish chronicler (died 1643)
- Jakub Sobieski, Polish noble (died 1646)
- Simon Vouet, French painter (died 1649)
- Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester (died 1646)
- Yamada Nagamasa, Japanese adventurer (died 1630)
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- February 1 - Lawrence Humphrey, president of Magdalen College, Oxford (born 1527)
- February 4 - Gioseffo Zarlino, Italian music theorist and composer (born 1517)
- February 12 - François Hotman, French Protestant lawyer and writer (born 1524)
- April 6 - Francis Walsingham, English spymaster (born 1530)
- July 10 - Archduke Charles II of Austria, regent of Inner Austria (born 1540)
- August 27 - Pope Sixtus V (born 1521)
- September 20 - Lodovico Agostini, Italian composer (born 1534)
- September 27 - Pope Urban VII (born 1521)
- September 29 - Dirck Volckertszoon Coornhert, Dutch politician and theologian (b. 1522)
- October 12 - Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (born 1543)
- November 18 - George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, English statesman (born 1528)
- November 29 - Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (born 1547)
- December 20 - Ambroise Paré, French surgeon (born 1510)
- Nicholas Bobadilla, one of the first Jesuits (born 1511)
- Catharine de Ricci, Catholic prioress and saint (born 1522)
- Luis Carvajal y de la Cueva, Portuguese explorer (born 1539)
- Jacques Cujas, French legal expert (born 1520)
- Roger Dudley, British soldier (born 1535)
- Sorley Boy MacDonnell, Irish chieftain (born 1505)
- Bernard Palissy, French potter (born 1510)
- Juan Bautista de Pomar, Spanish colonial historian and writer
- Bernardino de Sahagún, Franciscan missionary (born 1499)
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