Famous Deaths In 1556
Monday, 16 January 2017
Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1556 death of thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
May 28 On this day in history 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 In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 25 In the year 1556 david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54
Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.
Nov 10 In the year 1556 richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland
Nov 14 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504) died in the year 1556.
Dec 23 Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504) died on this day in history.