Monarch – Henry IV
Siege of Rouen
15 March – Alexandre de Rhodes, Jesuit missionary (died 1660).
Girard Desargues, mathematician (died 1661).
Barnabé Brisson, jurist and politician (born 1531)
Noël du Fail, jurist and writer (born c.1520)
Edmond Auger, Jesuit (born 1530)
Claude de Sainctes, Catholic controversialist (born 1525)
1591 in France Wikipedia
Events from the year 1591 in France