Famous Deaths in 1543

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  • Jan 3 Juan Cabrillo, conqueror of Cen America, discoverer of California, dies
  • Jan 9 Guillaume du Bellay, French diplomat and general (b. 1491)
  • Feb 11 Ahmed Gran, sultan of Adal, dies in battle at Wayna Daga

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

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
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Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Jun 27 Agnolo Firenzuola, [Giovannini], Italian monk (De golden ezel), dies
  • Jul 19 Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of King Henry VIII of England