On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1598

  • Jan 7 Feodor I (Fyodor/Theodore Ivanovich), Tsar of Russia (1584-98), dies at 40
  • Jan 8 Johan Georg, Elector of Brandenburg (1571-91), dies at 72
  • Jan 9 Jasper Heywood, English translator (b. 1553)
  • Jan 17 Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)