Famous Deaths in 1543

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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 3 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Portuguese-Spanish conquistador who conquered Central America and later discovered California, dies of gangrene at around 43

Conquistador and Explorer Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
Conquistador and Explorer
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
  • Jan 9 Guillaume du Bellay, French diplomat and general (b. 1491)
  • Feb 11 Ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle at Wayna Daga

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 24 Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland aged 70

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus
  • May 24 Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer who theorized that planets revolve around the sun (Heliocentric theory), dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet and litterateur, dies at 49
  • Jul 19 Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of King Henry VIII of England