1546 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1546.
- July 17 – Peter Faber, appointed by Pope Paul III to act as a peritus on behalf of the Holy See at the Council of Trent, arrives in Rome, exhausted by his journey; he dies a fortnight later.
- Francisco de Moraes visits Paris for the second time, obtaining inspiration for his Palmerin d’Angleterre.
- Sir John Prise of Brecon (anonymously) – Yn y lhyvyr hwnn (first book printed in Welsh)
- François Rabelais – Le Tiers Livre
- See 1546 in poetry
- March 27 – Johannes Piscator, German theologian (died 1625)
- October 5 – Cyriakus Schneegass, German Lutheran pastor, composer and music theorist (died 1597)
- Unknown dates
- February 18 – Martin Luther, German theologian and reformer, 62
- April 7 – Friedrich Myconius, German Lutheran theologian, 55
- August 1 – Peter Faber, French Jesuit theologian, 40.