On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1549

  • Jan 19 Barthout van Assendelft, 1st land advocate of Holland, dies
  • Jan 23 Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498)
  • Jan 28 Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80
  • Mar 20 Thomas Seymour of Sudely, English Lord Admiral, beheaded
  • May 27 Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
  • Jun 7 Eelke Fouckens, Frisian anabaptist, beheaded
  • Nov 10 Paul III, [Alessandro Farnese], Italian Pope (1534-49), dies at 81
  • Dec 21 Marguerite of Navarre, Queen of Navarre, wife of Henry II of Navarre, dies at 57