Famous Deaths In 1556
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
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 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 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 On this day in history john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50
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 on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history death of nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504)