Famous Deaths in January 1547

  • Jan 11 Pietro Bembo, Italian author, literary theorist, and Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)
  • Jan 16 Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
  • Jan 19 Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, army commander/poet, beheaded at 29
  • Jan 24 Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason
  • Jan 25 Lieven Algoet, Flemish humanist, dies
  • Jan 27 Anna of Bohemia and Hungary, Queen of the Romans, dies at 43

Person of interestHenry VIII

Jan 28 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII