Famous Deaths In 1556
Friday, 24 October 2014
Mar 19 In the year 1556 lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70
Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died in the year 1556.
Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 in the year 1556.
May 28 Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.
Jun 10 On this day in history martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies
Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.
Aug 25 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 in the year 1556.
Oct 31 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
Nov 10 Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland on this day in history.
Nov 14 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504) died on this day in history.
Dec 23 Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504) died in the year 1556.