On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1502

  • Feb 1 Olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies
  • Apr 2 Arthur, Prince of Wales, English crown prince, son of King Henry VII of England, 1st husband of Catherine of Aragon, dies from an unknown illness at 15
  • Apr 15 Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies
  • May 6 James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed)
  • Jul 11 Francisco de Bobadilla, Spanish soldier and second Governor of the Indies (1499-1502), dies during a storm at sea (born about 1450)
  • Dec 23 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57