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1572 in poetry

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).



  • George Whetstone joined an English regiment on active service in the Low Countries, where he met fellow English poets George Gascoigne and Thomas Churchyard.
  • France

  • Olivier de Magny, Les Amours d'Olivier de Magny et quelques odes de luy, B. Rigaud, Paris, posthumously published France
  • Rémy Belleau, Bergerie, mix of prose and verse, including Avril (a revised and expanded edition in which the "seconde journée was added);first edition 1565; France
  • Pierre de Ronsard, La Franciade
  • Other

  • Anonymous Rauf Coilyear, Scottish alliterative poem written in the late 15th century
  • Luís de Camões, Os Lusiadas, Portugal
  • Johann Fischart, New Eulenspiegel in Rhyme, a rewriting of Eulenspiegel into verse; Germany
  • Births

    Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • June 8 – Honorat de Porchères Laugier (died 1653), French poet
  • June 11 – Ben Jonson, date not certain (died 1637), English poet and playwright
  • January 22 – John Donne (died c. 1631), English poet and Anglican cleric
  • December 27 – Johannes Vodnianus Campanus (died 1622), Czech poet and playwright
  • Also:
  • Thomas Dekker, birth year not certain (died 1632), English playwright, writer, pamphleteer and poet
  • James Mabbe (died 1642), English poet and translator
  • Nef'i (died 1635), Ottoman poet and satirist
  • Benjamin Rudyerd (died 1658), English politician and poet
  • Deaths

    Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • March 13 – Petar Hektorović (born 1487), Croatian writer, poet and collector
  • March 27 – Girolamo Maggi (born 1523), Italian scholar, jurist, poet, military engineer, urban planner, philologist, archaeologist, mathematician and naturalist
  • July 25 – Rabbi Isaac Luria (born 1534), Jewish mystic and poet in Palestine
  • November 23 – Agnolo di Cosimo, better known as "Il Bronzino" or "Agnolo Bronzino" (born 1503), Italian Mannerist painter and poet
  • December 12 – (born unknown), Loredana Marcello, Venetian poet and letter writer
  • Giovanni Bona de Boliris (born 1520), Humanist, poet and writer, writing in Latin and Italian
  • References

    1572 in poetry Wikipedia

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