On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1552

  • Jan 3 Henry II of Bavaria, Bishop of Utrecht (1524-29), Worms (1523-52) and Freising (1541-52), dies at 64
  • Jan 11 Johannes Cochlaeus [Dobeneck], German humanist/theologist, dies
  • Jan 22 Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason