Famous Deaths in 1557

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  • Jan 2 Pontormo, Italian painter (b. 1494)
  • Jan 8 Albert the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (b. 1522)
  • Apr 9 Michael Agricola, Finnish theologist/church reformer/bishop, dies
  • Jun 11 John III, King of Portugal and the Algarves (1521-57), dies at 55
  • Jun 15 Sebastiaan Van Noyen, military master builder, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 16 Anne of Cleves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41

Queen of England Anne of Cleves
Queen of England
Anne of Cleves
  • Aug 1 Olaus Magnus, Swedish writer (b. 1490)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 1 Jacques Cartier, French explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France, dies at 65

French Explorer Jacques Cartier
French Explorer
Jacques Cartier
  • Sep 13 John Cheke, English classical scholar and statesman (b. 1514)
  • Sep 27 Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (b. 1497)
  • Oct 5 Il Bacchiacca, [Franceso Ubertini], Italian painter, dies at 63
  • Nov 19 Bona Sforza, Queen of Sigismund I of Poland (b. 1494)
  • Dec 13 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies