On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1534

  • Mar 5 Antonio da Correggio, Italian painter (b. 1489)
  • Apr 20 Elizabeth Barton, [St Magd van Kent], English nun and prophet (only women whose head was on a spike on London Bridge), hung for treason
  • May 28 Dirk Martens, Flemish printer/humanist, dies at about 83
  • Jun 14 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, inspired Chaitanya movement, dies at 48
  • Jul 19 Willem van Enkenvoirt, cardinal/bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70
  • Aug 9 Cardinal Cajetan, Italian theologian (b. 1470)
  • Sep 25 Pope Clement VII [Giulio de' Medici], Italian Pope (1523-34), dies at 56