On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1533

  • Apr 10 Frederik I, King of Denmark and Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
  • Apr 28 Nicholas West, English bishop & diplomat, dies at 72
  • Jun 25 Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496)
  • Jul 6 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

Atahualpa

Jul 26 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor, garroted by order of Francisco Pizarro at about 52

  • Dec 3 Vasili III of Russia, Great Prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54