Famous People Who Died in 1536

  • Jan 6 Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter, dies at 54

Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536)

Jan 7 1st wife of England's King Henry VIII (mother of Mary I), dies at 50

  • Jan 22 Bernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (b. 1495)
  • Feb 3 Garcia de Resende, Port writer/publisher (Cancioneiro Geral), dies
  • Feb 25 Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492)
  • Mar 16 Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45
  • Apr 4 Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1486-1536), dies at 75
  • May 17 George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded after being tried and convicted for high treason and incest at 32

Anne Boleyn (1501/1507-1536)

May 19 Queen of England (1533-36), second wife of Henry VIII, beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason, at between age 28 to 35

Erasmus (1466-1536)

Jul 12 Dutch humanist and theologian (The Praise of Folly), dies at 69

  • Sep 24 Janus Secundus, Dutch born new Latin poet (Basia), dies at 24
  • Oct 6 William Tyndale, English Protestant bible translator and scholar, is strangled and burned at the stake at 41 or 42 (born c. 1494)
  • Oct 14 Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish poet and diplomat, dies in battle (b. 1498-1503)