Famous Deaths In 1554
Friday, 27 May 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history death of pedro de Valdivia, Spanish conquistador (b. 1500)
Jan 16 Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) died in the year 1554.
Feb 12 Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 died on this day in history.
Feb 21 Hieronymus Bock, German doctor (founder of modern botany), dies on this day in history.
Feb 23 Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed died on this day in history.
Mar 03 Johann Friedrich, the Generous, Elector of Saxony (1532-47) and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany (the Schmalkaldic League), dies at 50 in the year 1554.
Apr 11 Thomas Wyatt the younger, English rebel (b. 1521) died in the year 1554.
Jun 19 In the year 1554 sixt[us] Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Judith), dies at 53
Aug 25 Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies on this day in history.
Sep 22 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer died in the year 1554.