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This article is for births, deaths, and events in the year 1597.
- January 31 - St. John Francis Regis, SJ (d. 1640)
- March 3 - Jean Charles della Faille, SJ, tutor to Don Juan of Austria (d. 1652)
- July 8 - Luis Frois, SJ, historian of Japan (b. 1532)
- July 27 - Jakob Wujek, SJ, translator (b. 1540)
- December 21 - St. Peter Canisius, SJ (b. 1521)