May 1523 in history

Died in May 1523

May 7 Franz von Sickingen a German knight, one of the most notable figures of the first period of the Reformation.
May 7 Antonio Grimani the Doge of Venice from 1521 to 1523.
May 23 Ashikaga Yoshitane the 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who headed the shogunate first from 1490 to 1493 and then again from 1508 to 1521 during the Muromachi period of Japan.