Died in 1570

Jan 8 Philibert de l'Orme also known as De l'Orme, de L'Orme, or Delorme.
Jan 23 James Stewart 1st Earl of Moray Regent of Scotland for his nephew, the infant King James VI of Scotland, from 1567 until his assassination in 1570. Until 1562 he was known as Lord James, and his title was Lord Abernethy
Feb 13 Eleonora Gonzaga Duchess of Urbino the eldest of the seven children of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, and Isabella d'Este. Her father was a notorious libertine, her mother a famous patroness of the arts. On 25 September 1509 she married Francesco Maria I della Rovere, duke of Urbino, son of Giovanni della Rovere, duca di Sora e Senegaglia, and Giovanna da Montefeltro, and nephew of Pope Julius Their two sons and three daughters would all have progeny
Mar 25 Johann Walter a Lutheran composer and poet during the Reformation period.
May 3 Pietro Loredan (doge) the 84th Doge of Venice. He reigned from 1567 to 1570
Jul 3 Aonio Paleario an Italian humanist and reformer.
Sep 11 Johannes Brenz a German theologian and the Protestant Reformer of the Duchy of Württemberg.
Oct 1 Frans Floris a Flemish painter, principally of history paintings. He was a leading figure in the movement in Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting referred to as Romanism. The Romanists had typically travelled to Italy where they had studied the works of leading Italian High Renaissance painters such as Michelangelo, Raphael and their followers. Their art assimilated these Italian influences into the Northern painting tradition
Oct 3 Hieronymus Cock a Flemish painter and etcher as well as a publisher and distributor of prints. Cock was the most important print publisher of his time in northern Europe and played a key role in the transformation of printmaking from an activity of individual artists and craftsmen into an industry based on division of labour
Oct 14 Floris of Montmorency a noble and diplomat from the Spanish Netherlands.
Oct 18 Manuel da Nóbrega a Portuguese Jesuit priest and first Provincial of the Society of Jesus in colonial Brazil. Together with José de Anchieta, he was very influential in the early History of Brazil, and participated in the founding of several cities, such as Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and many Jesuit Colleges and seminaries
Oct 20 João de Barros one of the first great Portuguese historians, most famous for his Décadas da Ásia , a history of the Portuguese in India, Asia, and southeast Africa.
Nov 27 Jacopo Sansovino an Italian sculptor and architect, known best for his works around the Piazza San Marco in Venice. Andrea Palladio, in the Preface to his Quattro Libri was of the opinion that Sansovino's Biblioteca Marciana was the best building erected since Antiquity. Giorgio Vasari uniquely printed his Vita of Sansovino separately
Dec 5 Johan Friis a Danish statesman. He was born in Lundbygaard, Sweden, and died in Koge, Denmark. He studied in Odense and in Copenhagen before completing his education abroad