What Happened In January 1547 In History
Historical Events for January, 1547
- 13th » Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey is sentenced to death.
- 16th » Ivan IV of Russia aka Ivan the Terrible becomes Tsar named Czar of Russia.
- 28th » Henry VIII of England or Henry VIII dies. His nine-year-old son, Edward VI of England called Edward VI becomes King, and the first Protestant ruler of England.
Famous Deaths for January 1547
- 16th » Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)
- 19th » Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, English poet (b. 1517)
- 28th » Henry VIII of England (b. 1491)
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