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This article is about the year 1567. For the number, see 1567 (number).
|Centuries:||15th century – 16th century – 17th century|
|Decades:||1530s 1540s 1550s – 1560s – 1570s 1580s 1590s|
|Years:||1564 1565 1566 – 1567 – 1568 1569 1570|
|1567 by topic|
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|Ab urbe condita||2320|
|English Regnal year||9 Eliz. 1 – 10 Eliz. 1|
|Chinese calendar||丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4263 or 4203
— to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4264 or 4204
|- Vikram Samvat||1623–1624|
|- Shaka Samvat||1489–1490|
|- Kali Yuga||4668–4669|
|Japanese calendar||Eiroku 10
|Minguo calendar||345 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2109–2110|
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- January – A Spanish force under the command of Captain Juan Pardo establishes Fort San Juan in the Native American settlement of Joara. The fort is the first European settlement in present day North Carolina.
- January 23 – After 45 years' reign, the Jiajing Emperor dies in the Forbidden City.
- February 4 – The Longqing Emperor ascends the throne of the Ming Dynasty.
- February 10 – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, is murdered at the Provost's House in Kirk o' Field, Edinburgh.
- May 15 – Mary, Queen of Scots, marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell.
- June 15 – Mary, Queen of Scots, is defeated at Carberry Hill by the Scottish nobles, and imprisoned in Loch Leven Castle.
- July 24 – Mary, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James VI.
- July 25 – The city of Santiago de León de Caracas in Venezuela is founded by Diego de Losada.
- July 29 – James VI is crowned at Stirling.
- August 22 – The Duke of Alba is sent to the Netherlands with a strong Spanish force to suppress unrest there. He replaces Margaret of Parma as Governor of the Netherlands. Prince William of Orange is outlawed, and Count Lamoral of Egmont imprisoned.
- September 9 – At a dinner, the Duke of Alva arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Horne for treason.
- September 29 – The Second War of Religion begins in France when the Prince of Condé and Gaspard de Coligny fail in an attempt to capture King Charles IX and his mother at Meaux. The Huguenots do capture several cities (including Orleans), and march on Paris.
- October 7 – Bible translations into Welsh: New Testament first published in Welsh, in William Salesbury's translation from the Greek.
- November 10 – Battle of Saint-Denis: Anne de Montmorency, with 16,000 Royalists, falls on Condé's 3,500 Huguenots. The Huguenots surprisingly hold on for some hours before being driven off. Montmorency is mortally wounded.
- King Frederick II of Denmark and Norway founds Fredrikstad in Norway.
- Construction of Villa Capra "La Rotonda" in Vicenza, designed by Andrea Palladio, begins. It will be one of the most influential designs in architecture.
- Rugby School, one of the oldest public schools in England, is founded.
- Although sparse maritime trade existed since its founding, the Ming Dynasty government of China officially revokes the hai jin maritime trade ban, reinstating foreign trade with all countries except Japan.
- January 12 – Jan Szczęsny Herburt, political writer (d. 1616)
- February 12 – Thomas Campion, English poet and composer (d. 1620)
- May 15 – Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer (d. 1643)
- August 21 – Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva and saint (d. 1622)
- September – Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley (d. 1643)
- September 5 – Date Masamune, Japanese daimyo (d. 1636)
- October 10 – Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (d. 1597)
- November – Thomas Nashe, English poet (d. 1600)
- November 1 – Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (d. 1626)
- November 14 – Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
- November 21 – Anne de Xainctonge, French saint (d. 1621)
- December 15 – Christoph Demantius, German composer (d. 1643)
- December 18 – Tachibana Muneshige, Japanese samurai and soldier (d. 1643)
- date unknown
- Valens Acidalius, German critic and poet (d. 1595)
- William Alabaster, English poet (d. 1640)
- Pierre Biard, French settler and Jesuit missionary (d. 1622)
- Adriaen Block, Dutch fur trader and navigator (d. 1624)
- Jacques Clément, French assassin of Henry III of France (d. 1589)
- Arima Harunobu, Japanese Christian daimyo (d. 1612)
- Thomas Lake, Secretary of State to King James I (d. 1630)
- John Parkinson, English herbalist and botanist (d. 1650)
- Willem Schouten, Dutch navigator (d. 1625)
- Torii Tadamasa, Japanese nobleman (d. 1628)
- Akizuki Tanenaga, Japanese samurai and soldier (d. 1614)
- Yodo-Dono, Japanese concubine of Toyotomi Hideyoshi
- Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai and soldier (d. 1615)
- Ban Naoyuki, Japanese samurai and soldier (d. 1615)
- January 17 – Sampieru Corsu, Corsican mercenary leader (b. 1498)
- January 23 – Jiajing Emperor of China (b. 1507)
- January 26 – Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
- February 10 – Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary, Queen of Scots (b. 1545)
- February 20 – Estácio de Sá, Portuguese officer, founder of Rio de Janeiro (b. 1520)
- March 31 – Philipp I of Hesse (b. 1504)
- April 1 – Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski, Polish nobleman (b. 1537)
- April 18 – Wilhelm von Grumbach, German adventurer (b. 1503)
- April 19 – Michael Stifel, German mathematician (b. 1487)
- May 2 – Marin Držić, Croatian writer (b. 1508)
- June 2 – Shane O'Neill, Irish chieftain (b. 1530)
- June 12 – Richard Rich, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)
- October 1 – Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
- November 12 – Anne de Montmorency, Constable of France (b. 1493)
- November 13 – Pedro de la Gasca, viceroy of Peru (b. 1485)
- November 19 – Takeda Yoshinobu, Japanese daimyo (b. 1538)
- date unknown