On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1566

Person of interestNostradamus

Jul 2 Nostradamus [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist and prophet (Les Propheties), dies at 62

Astrologer/Prophet Nostradamus
Astrologer/Prophet
Nostradamus
  • Jul 18 Bartolom√© de las Casas, Spanish friar and social historian, dies at 81
  • Jul 29 Agnes Waterhouse, British woman hanged after being convicted of witchcraft at approximately 63
  • Jul 30 Guillaume Rondelet, French naturalist famous for his study of marine animals, dies at 58
  • Jul 31 Bartholome de Casas, Spanish historian/bishop of Chiapa, dies at 92