On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1529

  • Jan 7 Peter Vischer, the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies
  • Feb 2 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author, dies at 50
  • Apr 16 Louis de Berquin, French humanist, reformer and heretic, burned at stake
  • Apr 19 John Cuspinianus [Spiessheimer], German physician, dies at about 55
  • Jun 21 John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69
  • Nov 20 Karl von Miltitz, German papal nuncio (met with Martin Luther), drowns at about 39