Deaths in History in 1547

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  • Jan 11 Pietro Bembo, Italian author, literary theorist, and Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)
  • Jan 16 Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
  • Jan 19 Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, army commander/poet, beheaded at 29
  • Jan 24 Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, executed for treason
  • Jan 25 Lieven Algoet, Flemish humanist, dies

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Jan 28 Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
  • Mar 30 Francois I of Valois-Angouleme, King of France (1515-47), dies at 52

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Mar 31 King Francis I of France (1515-47), dies complaining about the weight of the crown at 52

  • Jun 21 Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)
  • Aug 7 Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies
  • Sep 10 Pierlugi Faraese, Italian son of Pope Paul III, murdered
  • Oct 19 Pierino del Vaga, Italian painter, dies at about 46

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Dec 2 Hernán Cortés, Spanish conquistador (defeated the Aztec Empire and colonized large parts of Mexico), dies of pleurisy at 61 or 62

Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés
Spanish Conquistador
Hernán Cortés