Famous Deaths in 1565

  • Jan 27 Robrecht de Berghes, prince-bishop of Liege (1557-64), dies
  • Mar 17 Alexander Ales [Alesius], Scottish theologian of the school of Augsburg, dies at 64
  • May 14 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies
  • Jun 12 Adrianus Turnebus, French classical scholar (b. 1512)
  • Jun 17 Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Japanese shogun (b. 1536)
  • Oct 5 Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (b. 1522)
  • Oct 12 Jean Ribault, French explorer and colonizer (b. 1520)
  • Oct 14 Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)
  • Oct 22 Jean, Vicomte d'Aguisy Grolier de Servieres, French bibliophile (b. 1479)
  • Dec 9 Pius IV, [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian Pope (1559-65), dies at 66
  • Dec 13 Conrad Gessner, Swiss physician and naturalist, dies at 49
  • Dec 18 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62