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1597 1598 1599 - 1600 - 1601 1602 1603
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1570s 1580s 1590s - 1600s - 1610s 1620s 1630s
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15th century - 16th century - 17th century
- July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the coastal dunes.
- October 6 - Jacopo Peri's Euridice, the earliest surviving Opera, is premiered in Florence.
- October 8 - San Marino gains its written constitution.
- October 21 - Battle of Sekigahara in Japan, in which Tokugawa Ieyasu defeated Ishida Mitsunari, setting the stage for the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate. End of the Azuchi-Momoyama period and beginning of the Edo period.
- Sumo Wrestling becomes a professional sport in Japan.
- William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is first performed.
- William Gilbert publishes De Magnete which describes the Earth's magnetic field and
is the beginning of modern Geomagnetism.
- Fabritio Caroso's Nobiltà de dame is published.
- Battle of Suceava - Prince Sigismund Bathory of Transylvania is defeated by the Voivode Michael the Brave of Moldavia as part of the internecine conflict in Hungary and the Danubian Principalities.
- Ulster chieftains with the lead of Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone, resist English reconquest of Ireland
- January 17 - Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish playwright (died 1681)
- January 28 - Pope Clement IX (died 1669)
- February 2 - Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (died 1653)
- November 19 - King Charles I of England, Scotland, and Ireland (died 1649)
- Jonas Bronck, Swedish colonist in America (died 1643)
- Edmund Calamy the Elder, English presbyterian (died 1666)
- Piaras Feiritéar, Irish language poet (died 1653)
- Gheorghe Ghica, Prince of Wallachia (died 1664)
- Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French poet and novelist (died 1674)
- Samuel Gorton, English sectary (died 1677)
- Sir Richard Grenville, 1st Baronet, English Royalist leader (died 1658)
- Peter Heylin, English ecclesiastical writer (died 1662)
- Antoine de Laloubère, French Jesuit mathematician (died 1664)
- John Ogilby, English writer and cartographer (died 1676)
- Anna Alojza Ostrogska, Polish noblewoman (died 1654)
- William Prynne, English puritan politician (died 1669)
- Samuel Rutherford, English theologian and controversialist (died 1660)
- Brian Walton, English divine and scholar (died 1661)
- Tokugawa Yoshinao, Japanese nobleman (died 1650)
- February 17 - Giordano Bruno, religious reformer (burned at the stake) (born 1548)
- July 17 - Hosokawa Gracia, Japanese noblewoman (born 1563)
- September 1 - Tadeás Hájek, Bohemian physician (born 1525)
- September 26 - Claude Le Jeune, French composer (born 1530)
- October 21 - Toda Katsushige, Japanese daimyo (born 1557)
- November 3 - Richard Hooker, Anglican theologian (born 1554)
- November 6 - Ishida Mitsunari, Japanese feudal lord (decapitated by a blunt wooden saw) (born 1560)
- November 6 - Konishi Yukinaga, Japanese Christian daimyo (born 1555)
- November 8 - Natsuka Masaie, Japanese daimyo (born 1562)
- November 17 - Kuki Yoshitaka, Japanese naval commander (born 1542)
- Jose de Acosta, Spanish Jesuit missionary and naturalist (born 1540)
- Thomas Deloney, English novelist and balladist (born 1543)
- Abe Masakatsu, Japanese nobleman (born 1541)
- Giulio di Alessandro de' Medici, illegitimate son of Alessandro de' Medici (born 1533)
- Thomas Nashe, English pamphleteer (born 1567)
- Nicholas Remy, French Catholic priest (born 1534)
- John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie, Scottish conspirator (born 1577)
- Mizuno Tadashige, Japanese nobleman (born 1541)
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