On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1515

Louis XII

Jan 1 Louis XII, the Just, King of France (1498-1515), dies at 52

  • Feb 6 Aldus Manutius, Italian printer
  • Nov 5 Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
  • Dec 2 Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies

Afonso de Albuquerque

Dec 15 Afonso de Albuquerque, Portuguese admiral, Duke of Goa and Viceroy of Portuguese India, dies at sea in sight of Goa at around 62