On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1519

  • Jan 12 Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1459)
  • Jan 21 Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)

Person of interestLeonardo da Vinci

May 2 Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, scientist and visionary, dies at 67

Painter, Scientist and Visionary Leonardo da Vinci
Painter, Scientist and Visionary
Leonardo da Vinci
  • May 4 Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, dies at 26
  • Jun 24 Lucrezia Borgia, Italian noblewoman,daughter of Pope Alexander VI, dies at 39
  • Aug 11 Johann Tetzel, Dominican monk, dies at about 79
  • Aug 23 Philibert Berthelier, Swiss patriot
  • Sep 10 John Colet, English churchman and educator
  • Sep 21 Hans Backofen/Backoffen, German sculptor, dies at about 49
  • Nov 30 Michael Wolgemut, German painter (Weltchronik), dies at about 85