|Centuries:||15th century – 16th century – 17th century|
|Decades:||1560s 1570s 1580s – 1590s – 1600s 1610s 1620s|
|Years:||1590 1591 1592 – 1593 – 1594 1595 1596|
|1593 by topic|
|Arts and science|
|Lists of leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Ab urbe condita||2346|
|English Regnal year||35 Eliz. 1 – 36 Eliz. 1|
|Chinese calendar||壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4289 or 4229
— to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4290 or 4230
|- Vikram Samvat||1649–1650|
|- Shaka Samvat||1515–1516|
|- Kali Yuga||4694–4695|
|Japanese calendar||Bunroku 2
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||319 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2135–2136|
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1593 (MDXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1593rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 593rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 16th century, and the 4th year of the 1590s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1593 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.
- January – Siege of Pyongyang (1593): A Japanese invasion is defeated in Pyongyang by a combined force of Korean and Ming troops.
- January 18 – Siamese King Naresuan in combat on elephant back killed Burmese Crown Prince Mingyi Swa on Monday, Moon 2 Waning day 2, Year of the Dragon, Chulasakarat 954, reckoned as corresponding to January 25, 1593, of the Gregorian calendar, and commemorated as Royal Thai Armed Forces Day.
- January 27 – The Roman Inquisition opens the seven-year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno.
- February 2 - Battle of Piątek: Polish forces led by Janusz Ostrogski are victorious.
- February 12 - The Battle of Haengju is victory for Korea over Japan.
- May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
- June 22 – Battle of Sisak in Croatia: The Habsburgs defeat the Ottoman Empire.
- July 29 - The Long War breaks out in Hungary, between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans.
- Mihai Viteazul becomes prince of Walachia.
- Henry Constable's Spiritual Sonnetts are written.
- The book Controversiae written by Robert Bellarmine.
- c. 1593-1604 - According to John Warwick Montgomery, the Rosicrucian manifestos are initially composed by Tobias Hess in anticipation of the opening of the vault in 1604 according to Simon Studion's apocalyptic timetable.
- March 13 – Georges de La Tour, French painter (d. 1652)
- March 25 – Jean de Brébeuf, French Jesuit missionary (d. 1649)
- April – Mumtaz Mahal, Persian wife of Shah Jahan I (d. 1631)
- April 3 – George Herbert, English poet and orator (d. 1633)
- April 4 – Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)
- April 13 – Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English statesman (d. 1641)
- May 19 – Jacob Jordaens, Flemish painter (d. 1678)
- July 8 – Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian painter (d. c.1654)
- August 9 – Izaak Walton, English writer (d. 1683)
- August 29 – Toyotomi Hideyori, Japanese nobleman (d. 1615)
- September 22 – A. Matthäus Merian, Swiss cartographer (d. 1650)
- November 1 – Abel Servien, French diplomat (d. 1659)
- date unknown
- Leonardo Agostini, Italian antiquary (d. 1685)
- Louis Barbier, French bishop (d. 1670)
- William Fitz-Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's son (d. 1630?)
- Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford (d. 1641)
- Mervyn Tuchet, 2nd Earl of Castlehaven (d. 1631)
- Anthony van Diemen, Dutch merchant (d. 1645)
- Jerónimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (d. 1678)
- Mikołaj Ostroróg, Polish nobleman (d. 1651)
- Sir George Radcliffe, English politician (d. 1657)
- February 6
- March 23 – Henry Barrowe, English Puritan and separatist (b. 1550)
- April 6 – John Greenwood, English Puritan and separatist (hanged)
- April 9 – Fredrick Hawrn, English painter
- May 29 – John Penry, Welsh Protestant martyr (b. 1559)
- May 30 – Christopher Marlowe, English poet and playwright (b. 1564)
- June 25 – Michele Mercati, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1541)
- July 11 – Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Italian painter (b. 1527)
- September 25 – Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby (b. 1531)
- date unknown