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Deaths in History in 1604

  • Feb 29 John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury (1583-1604), dies at about 74
  • Mar 4 Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian and founder of Socinianism, dies at 64
  • Mar 13 Arnaud d'Ossat, French diplomat and writer, dies at 66
  • Apr 4 Thomas Churchyard, poet/pamphleteer, dies
  • Jun 24 Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, dies at 54
  • Aug 3 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander
  • Aug 8 Horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578)
  • Sep 10 William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)
  • Sep 12 Louis Gunther, earl of Nassau, dies in battle at about 29
  • Oct 8 Janus Dousa [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician and poet, dies at 58
  • Oct 18 Igram van Achelen, Dutch statesman (b. 1528)
  • Oct 25 Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies