1593 (MDXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday 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. As of the start of 1593, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1593 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1593
Ab urbe condita2346
Armenian calendar1042
Assyrian calendar6343
Balinese saka calendar1514–1515
Bengali calendar1000
Berber calendar2543
English Regnal year35 Eliz. 1 – 36 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2137
Burmese calendar955
Byzantine calendar7101–7102
Chinese calendar壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4289 or 4229
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4290 or 4230
Coptic calendar1309–1310
Discordian calendar2759
Ethiopian calendar1585–1586
Hebrew calendar5353–5354
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1649–1650
 - Shaka Samvat1514–1515
 - Kali Yuga4693–4694
Holocene calendar11593
Igbo calendar593–594
Iranian calendar971–972
Islamic calendar1001–1002
Japanese calendarBunroku 2
Javanese calendar1513–1514
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3926
Minguo calendar319 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar125
Thai solar calendar2135–2136
Tibetan calendar阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
1719 or 1338 or 566
    — to —
(female Water-Snake)
1720 or 1339 or 567



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The Marlowe portrait, often claimed to be Christopher Marlowe, playwright


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