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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 14th century15th century16th century
Decades: 1450s  1460s  1470s  – 1480s –  1490s  1500s  1510s
Years: 1485 1486 148714881489 1490 1491

Births

  • January 6 – Helius Eobanus Hessus, German Latin poet (d. 1540)
  • January 20
    • John George, Marquess of Montferrat, Italian noble (d. 1533)
    • Sebastian Münster, German scholar, cartographer, and cosmographer (d. 1552)
  • March 19 – Johannes Magnus, last Catholic Archbishop of Sweden (d. 1544)
  • April 16 – Jungjong of Joseon (d. 1544)
  • April 21 – Ulrich von Hutten, German religious reformer (d. 1523)
  • May 1 – Sidonie of Bavaria, eldest daughter of Duke Albrecht IV of Bavaria-Munich (d. 1505)
  • May 5 – Lê Uy Mục, Eighth king of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam (d. 1509)
  • May 7 – John III of the Palatinate, Administrator of the Bishopric of Regensburg (d. 1538)
  • June – Heinrich Glarean, Swiss music theorist (d. 1563)
  • June 29 – Pedro Pacheco de Villena, Catholic cardinal (d. 1560)
  • July 15 – Juan Álvarez de Toledo, Catholic cardinal (d. 1557)
  • October 17 – Ursula of Brandenburg, Duchess consort of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (d. 1510)
  • December 1 – Elisabeth of Nassau-Dillenburg, Countess of Wied, German noblewoman (d. 1559)
  • December 15 – Ferdinand, Duke of Calabria (d. 1550)
  • date unknown
    • Rabbi Yosef Karo, Jewish scholar (d. 1575)
    • Oswald Myconius, Swiss religious reformer (d. 1552)
    • Jan Tarnowski, Polish nobleman (d. 1561)
    • Thomas of Villanova, Spanish bishop (d. 1555)
    • Gustav Trolle, Archbishop of Uppsala (d. 1533)
  • probable
    • Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1544)
    • Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier (d. 1525)
    • Myles Coverdale, English Bible translator (d. 1568)
    • Lütfi Pasha, Ottoman statesman (d. 1564)

Deaths


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