Famous People from the 16th Century AD

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 16th century AD
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Last updated: July 17, 2019
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Protestant Reformer in Wittenberg, published 95 Theses against the Catholic Church and translated the Bible to German
Martin Luther
Great english playwright, who wrote "Hamlet", "Romeo and Juliet" and "King Lear"
William Shakespeare
Prussian astronomer, who proposed a Heliocentric Cosmos
Nicolaus Copernicus
HRE Emperor, King of Spain and its colonies, direct ruler of the Netherlands and Austria, considert himself as an "Universal Monarch"
Charles V
King of England, who married 6 times and founded the Anglican Church
Henry VIII
Reformator in Geneva, who founded the Reformed Church, believed in Double Predestination
John Calvin
Commander of the First circumnavigation of the world, died on this journey on the Philippines
Ferdinand Magellan
"Terrible" ruler of Russia, first Russian Tsar, who started the eastwards expansion of Russia
Ivan the Terrible
"Virgin Queen" of England, defeated the Spanish Armada
Elizabeth I
Daimyō, who established his dynasty as the Shogun Dynasty and ended the Sengoku period in Japan
Tokugawa Ieyasu
Conquistador, who conquered the Aztec Empire
Hernán Cortés
"Magnificent" Ottoman Sultan, who conquered Rhodes and Belgrade and partonaged culture
Suleiman the Magnificent
Author of "Don Quixote"
Miguel de Cervantes
Emperor of the Mughal Empire, which reached its peak under his reign, supported religious tolerance and patronaged culture
Founder of the Jesuit Order, which became important as force of Counterreformation, Inquisition and missionary work in America and Asia
Ignatius of Loyola
Main leader of the Dutch Revolt, which gained the Netherlands its independence, his dynasty became kings of the Netherlands
William of Orange
Conqueror of the Inca Empire for Spain
Francisco Pizarro
Korean admiral, who defeated the Japanese navy against much greater numbers by using Turtle Ships
Yi Sun-sin
Great poet from Portugal and author of the "The Lusiads"
Luís de Camões
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Mar 15, 2021
"Prussian astronomer" Very controversial!