On This Day

Deaths in History in 1563

  • Feb 1 Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever)
  • Feb 2 Hans Neusiedler, Hungarian/German luitist/author, dies at approx 54
  • Feb 24 Francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44
  • Mar 24 Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (b. 1514)
  • Jun 6 Ikeda Nagamasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1519)
  • Jun 9 William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English statesman (b. 1506)
  • Aug 18 √Čtienne de La Bo√©tie, French judge and writer, dies at 32
  • Sep 17 Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, English soldier
  • Dec 29 Sebastian Castellio, French theologian (b. 1515)