Fake Renaissance Obituaries

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William Shakespeare Obituary

William Shakespeare, 52, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, passed away on April 23, 1616. The funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Church. William was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England between April 23-26, 1564. He graduated from King's New School in Stratford and continued his life writing plays. William was married to Anne Hathaway on 27 November 1582; they were married 34 years. William was a playwright and director for the King’s men until 1613. He wrote several famous plays including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Henry V, Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet. He was considered to be one of the greatest playwrights in the world. The family of William Shakespeare wishes to thank the King's Men company for their support. He will surely be missed.

Leonardo Da Vinci Obituary

Leonardo Da Vinci, 67, of Amboise, Kingdom of France, passed away on May 2, 1519. The funeral service will be held at Chapel of Saint-Hubert in Château d'Amboise. Leonardo was born in Vinci, Republic of Florence on April 15, 1452. He was apprenticed to the artist Andrea di Cione at the age of fourteen to become a master. Leonardo was a painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. Considered an important aspect of the renaissance his most famous works included the Mona Lisa, Last Supper, Annunciation, Lady with an Ermine, The Baptism of Christ, Saint John the Baptist, Adoration of the Magi, and Portrait of a Musician. He also envisioned many inventions that inspired contemporary technology. The family of Leonardo Da Vinci wishes to thank King Louis XII of France for his support.

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni Obituary

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, 88, of Rome, Papal States, passed away on February 18, 1564. The funeral service will be held at at the Basilica of Santa Croce. Michelangelo was born in Caprese near Arezzo, Republic of Florence on March 6, 1475. He attended the Humanist...
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