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Famous Deaths In 1556

Thursday, 05 March 2015

Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.

Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died on this day in history.

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 In the year 1556 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 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.

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

Nov 14 On this day in history death of giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 08 Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born in the year 1556.

Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born in the year 1556.

Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born in the year 1556.

Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer was born in the year 1556.

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

Mar 18 In the year 1556 birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.

Nov 15 In the year 1556 birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)