Famous People Who Died In 1572

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1572. This list includes people like John Knox, Pope Pius V, Túpac Amaru, Miguel López de Legazpi, Sigismund II Augustus and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, saints and noblemen who died in 1572. This list includes people from France, Spain, Poland and many more countries.
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John Knox
(Religious Leader and Founder of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland)
John Knox
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Birthdate: 1514 AD
Birthplace: Giffordgate, Haddington, Scotland
Died: November 24
Sigismund II Augustus
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1520
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kraków
Died: July 7
 3 
Bronzino
(Painter)
Bronzino
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: November 23
 4 
Francis Borgia
(Spanish Jesuit Priest Who Helped Establish the 'Gregorian University' in Rome)
Francis Borgia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 28, 1510
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gandia, Spain
Died: September 30
 5 
Jeanne d'Albret
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Birthdate: November 16, 1528
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9
 6 
Longqing Emperor
(Emperor of Ming dynasty)
Longqing Emperor
0
Birthdate: March 4, 1537
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: China
Died: July 5
 7 
Isaac Luria
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1534 AD
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: July 25
 8 
Moses Isserles
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1530
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: May 11
 9 
Petrus Ramus
(Philosopher)
Petrus Ramus
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Birthdate: 1515 AD
Birthplace: Picardy, France
Died: August 26
 10 
Miguel López de Legazpi
(Navigator and Governor Who Established the First Spanish Settlement in the East Indies)
Miguel López de Legazpi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Zumarraga, Spain
Died: August 20
 11 
Túpac Amaru
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1545 AD
Birthplace: Peru
Died: September 24
 12 
Pope Pius V
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1504
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bosco Marengo, Italy
Died: May 1
Thomas Percy, 7th earl of Northumberland
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1528 AD
Birthplace: Petworth, England
Died: August 22
 14 
Pedro de Gante
(Missionary)
Pedro de Gante
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: April 19
Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 10, 1509
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: October 24
Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 10, 1536
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kenninghall, England
Died: June 2
 17 
Gaspard II de Coligny
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 16, 1519
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Châtillon-Coligny, France
Died: August 24
 18 
Mīr Sayyid ʿAli
(Persian painter)
Mīr Sayyid ʿAli
0
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Birthplace: Tabriz, Iran
Died: 1572 AD
 19 
François Clouet
0
Birthdate: 1515 AD
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: September 22
 20 
Aegidius Tschudi
(Statesman)
Aegidius Tschudi
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Birthdate: February 5, 1505
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glarus, Switzerland
Died: February 28
 21 
Petar Hektorović
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1487 AD
Birthplace: Hvar, Croatia
Died: March 13
 22 
Claude Goudimel
(Composer)
Claude Goudimel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1510 AD
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Died: August 29
 23 
John Erskine, 1st earl of Mar
(Regent of Scotland)
John Erskine, 1st earl of Mar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1551 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: October 28
 24 
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski
(Polish Renaissance Scholar, Humanist and Theologian)
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski
0
Birthdate: September 20, 1503
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wołborz, Poland
Died: 1572 AD
 25 
István Dobó
(Soldier)
István Dobó
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Serednje, Ukraine
Died: 1572 AD