Famous People Who Died In 1557

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1557. This list includes people like Anne of Cleves, Jacques Cartier, Mirabai, Pontormo, John III of Portugal and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include emperors & kings, political leaders, empresses & queens and government officials who died in 1557. This list includes people from Italy, England and many more countries.
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Anne of Cleves
(Former Queen Consort of England (January 1540 - July 1540))
Anne of Cleves
18
Birthdate: September 22, 1515
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: July 16
 2 
Jacques Cartier
(Explorer)
Jacques Cartier
143
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1491
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Malo
Died: September 1
 3 
Mirabai
(Bhakti Saint)
Mirabai
43
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1498 AD
Birthplace: Kudki
Died: 1557 AD
 4 
Lautaro
(Mapuche War Leader Who Led the Indigenous Chile Resistance Against the Spanish)
Lautaro
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1534 AD
Birthplace: Treguaco, Chile
Died: April 29
 5 
Pontormo
(Italian Mannerist Painter and Portraitist)
Pontormo
1
Birthdate: May 24, 1494
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Empoli, Italy
Died: January 2
 6 
Bona Sforza
(Queen of Poland Grand Duchess of Lithuania (18 April 1518 – 1 April 1548))
Bona Sforza
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1494
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vigevano, Italy
Died: November 19
 7 
Emperor Go-Nara
(Emperor)
Emperor Go-Nara
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1495
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Japan
Died: September 27
 8 
Mikael Agricola
(Finnish Lutheran Clergyman & Founder of Literary Finnish)
Mikael Agricola
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Birthplace: Pernå, Finland
Died: April 9
 9 
Olaus Magnus
(Swedish Writer and Archbishop of Uppsala)
Olaus Magnus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1490
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Skänninge, Sweden
Died: August 1
 10 
Lorenzo Lotto
(Painter)
Lorenzo Lotto
0
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1557 AD
 11 
Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia
(Mathematician)
Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 1499 AD
Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
Died: December 13
 12 
Giovanni Battista Ramusio
(Geographer)
Giovanni Battista Ramusio
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1485
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Treviso, Italy
Died: July 10
 13 
Giovanni Francesco Straparola
(Writer)
Giovanni Francesco Straparola
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Caravaggio, Italy
Died: 1557 AD
 14 
Muhammad Adil Shah
(Ruler of Bijapur Who Helped the Mughals Fight the Ahmednagar Sultanate)
Muhammad Adil Shah
0
Birthplace: Afghan
Died: 1557 AD
 15 
Albert II Alcibiades
(margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach)
Albert II Alcibiades
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1522
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ansbach, Germany
Died: January 8
 16 
Archibald Douglas, 6th earl of Angus
(Nobleman)
Archibald Douglas, 6th earl of Angus
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1489 AD
Birthplace: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: January 22
 17 
John III of Portugal
(King of Portugal and the Algarves from 1521 until his death in 1557)
John III of Portugal
2
Birthdate: June 7, 1502
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: June 11
 18 
Sebastian Cabot
(Former Explorer)
Sebastian Cabot
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1474 AD
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1557 AD
 19 
John Brydges, 1st Baron Chandos
(Courtier)
John Brydges, 1st Baron Chandos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1492
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: England
Died: April 12
 20 
Adil Shah Suri
(Was the seventh and final ruler of the Sur dynasty)
Adil Shah Suri
0
Birthplace: India
Died: March 31
 21 
John Cheke
(Statesman)
John Cheke
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 16, 1514
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: September 13