On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1526

  • Jan 19 Isabella of Burgundy, wife of Christian II of Denmark, dies at 24
  • Feb 23 Diego Columbus [Col√≥n], Portuguese navigator, son of Christopher Columbus, and 2nd Viceroy of the Indies (1511-1526), dies at 45
  • Mar 30 Konrad Mutian, German humanist, dies at 54
  • May 19 Emperor Go-Kashiwabara, 104th Emperor of Japan (1500-26), dies at 63
  • Aug 4 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies
  • Aug 29 Louis II, King of Hungary and Bohemia, dies in accident at 20