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This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 1575.
- July – Sir Philip Sidney meets Penelope Devereux, the inspiration for his Astrophel and Stella.
- September 26 – Miguel de Cervantes is captured by Barbary pirates.
- unknown date
- The first primer in the Estonian language is published.
- First printed version of Don Juan Manuel's Tales of Count Lucanor appears. It was originally written in 1335.
- Anonymous – Arbatel de magia veterum
- Ulpian Fulwell – The Flower of Fame (appendices in verse)
- George Gascoigne – The Glass of Government
- Veronica Franco – Terze rime
- April – Jakob Böhme, German theologian (died 1624)
- August 14 – Robert Hayman, Newfoundland poet (died 1624)
- August 15 – Bartol Kašić, Croatian linguist (died 1650)
- Unknown dates
- David Calderwood, Scottish historian (died 1650)
- John Cotta, English physician and writer (died 1650)
- Giovanni Stefano Menochio, Italian Jesuit scholar (died 1655)
- Cyril Tourneur, English dramatist (died 1626)
- William Vaughan, Welsh writer and colonist (died 1641)
- March 11 – Matthias Flacius, Croatian theologian writing in Latin (born 1520)
- June 9 – Paulus Aemilius, Hebrew bibliographer and publisher
- July 14 – Richard Taverner, English Bible translator (born c. 1505)
- August 14 – Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Spanish novelist and poet (born 1503)
- September 17 – Heinrich Bullinger, Swiss theologian (born 1504)
- December 1 – Diogo de Paiva de Andrada, Portuguese theologian (born 1528)
- December 18 – Marcin Bielski, Polish chronicler and poet (born 1495)
- unknown dates
- Sir William Stevenson, English poet (born 1530)
- Isabel de Josa, Catalan writer (born 1508)
- ^ John Addington Symonds (3 November 2011). Sir Philip Sidney. Cambridge University Press. pp. 34–. ISBN 978-1-108-03445-6.
- ^ Erin Evans (20 August 2015). The Books of Jeu and the Pistis Sophia as Handbooks to Eternity: Exploring the Gnostic Mysteries of the Ineffable. BRILL. p. 74. ISBN 978-90-04-30119-1.
- ^ Jason Van Vliet (2009). Children of God: The Imago Dei in John Calvin and His Context. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. p. 189. ISBN 978-3-525-56918-4.