On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1517

  • Jan 1 Hermann Vischer, the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies at 31
  • Mar 7 Maria of Aragon, queen of Portugal (1500-17), dies at 34
  • Mar 26 Heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer
  • Apr 13 Tuman bay II, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, dies at 40
  • Sep 24 Frederik IV, of Baden, bishop of Utrecht, dies
  • Oct 2 John Murmelius, humanist/theory/school book writer, dies at about 37
  • Oct 31 Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (b. 1472)
  • Nov 8 Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, cardinal/Chancellor of Castilia, dies