Famous Deaths In 1556
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.
Mar 21 In the year 1556 death of thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1556 death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 14 In the year 1556 death of giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)
Dec 23 Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504) died in the year 1556.