Deaths in History in 1578

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  • Feb 5 Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies
  • Mar 7 Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, dies at 62
  • Mar 29 Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)
  • Mar 29 Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (b. 1527)
  • Mar 31 Juan de Escobedo, sec of Spanish land guardian Don Juan, murdered
  • Apr 14 James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary I of Scotland
  • Apr 19 Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1530)
  • Jul 4 Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies
  • Aug 4 Sebastiaan, King of Portugal (1557-78), dies in battle at about 24
  • Aug 4 Thomas Stucley, English adventurer
  • Aug 11 Pedro Nunes, [Nonius], Port mathematician/astronomer (nonius), dies
  • Oct 1 Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader, dies at 31