Famous Deaths In 1556
Thursday, 21 January 2021
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 in the year 1556.
Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
May 28 Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died on this day in history.
Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65
Aug 25 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history death of nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504)