On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1567

  • Jan 8 Jacob Vaet, Flemish composer/royal chaplain master, dies at about 37
  • Jan 23 Jiajing, 12th Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China, dies at 59
  • Jan 26 Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat
  • Feb 9 Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, King consort of Mary I of Scotland, murdered at 21
  • Feb 10 Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered
  • Mar 31 Philip, the Generous, count of Hessen, dies at 62
  • Apr 18 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
  • Apr 19 Michael Stifel, German theologist/mathematician, dies at about 79
  • May 2 Marin Drzic, Croatian playwright (Dundo Maroje), dies
  • May 3 Leonhard Paminger, composer, dies at 72
  • May 31 Pereguin de la Grange, French minister/martyr of Reform, dies
  • May 31 Guido de Bres, Belgian theologian (b. 1522)
  • Jun 2 Shane O'Neill, Irish chieftain
  • Jun 12 Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)
  • Oct 1 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (b. 1508)
  • Nov 12 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, Marshal of France, dies at 74