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 and diplomat (b. 1461)
  • Jun 25 Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France (b. 1496)
  • Jul 6 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57

Person of interestAtahualpa

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

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