On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1582

  • Mar 18 Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards
  • May 5 Charlotte de Bourbon, Princess of Orange, dies
  • Jun 21 Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1534)
  • Jun 23 Shimizu Muneharu, Japanese military leader (b. 1537)
  • Jul 2 Akechi Mitsuhide, Japanese samurai (b. 1528)
  • Sep 28 George Buchanan, Scottish historian (b. 1506)
  • Oct 4 Theresia van Avila, Spanish mystic writer, dies
  • Dec 11 Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish noble and diplomat (governor of the Netherlands (1567–1573)), dies at about 75