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Famous Deaths In 1556

Monday, 21 April 2014

Mar 19 On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

Mar 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)

Jun 10 On this day in history martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies

Jul 31 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65

Aug 25 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.

Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.

Nov 10 On this day in history richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland

Nov 14 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504) died on this day in history.

Dec 23 Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504) died on this day in history.

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08 Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.

Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born on this day in history.

Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born on this day in history.

Feb 21 On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer

Mar 07 On this day in history birth of guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621)

Mar 18 On this day in history birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

Aug 10 On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer

Nov 15 On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)