John Cabot
John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto; c. 1450 – c. 1499) was an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of parts of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is common...
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Giovanni il Popolano
Giovanni de' Medici, later known as il Popolano (21 October 1467 – 14 September 1498) was an Italian nobleman of the Medici House of Florence. He was the son of Pierfrancesco di Lorenzo de' Medici, an...
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Çiçek Hatun
Çiçek Hatun (Ottoman Turkish: چیچک خاتون; c. 1443 - May 1498; other names Akide, Qigek) was the fifth wife of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, and the mother of Sultan Cem.
Little is known of Çiçe...
Antonio del Pollaiolo
Antonio del Pollaiuolo (January 17, 1429/1433 – February 4, 1498), also known as Antonio di Jacopo Pollaiuolo or Antonio Pollaiuolo, was an Italian painter, sculptor, engraver and golds...
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Tomás de Torquemada
Tomás de Torquemada (Thomas of Torquemada), O.P. (/ˌtɔrkəˈmɑːdə/ [toɾkeˈmaða]; 1420 – September 16, 1498) was a Spanish Dominican friar and the first Grand Inquisitor in Spain's movement to force Chri...
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Queen Ansun
Queen Ansun (1445–3 February 1499), was the second wife and Queen Consort of King Yejong of Joseon, the 8th monarch of the Joseon Dynasty.
In response to the early death of Queen Gonghye, age 19,...
Michael Pacher
Michael Pacher (c. 1435 – August 1498) was an Austrian painter and sculptor from Tyrol active during the second half of the fifteenth century. He was one of the earliest artists to introduce the princ...
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Marco Zoppo
Marco Zoppo (1433–February 19, 1498) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Bologna. He was born in Cento. He was a pupil of the painter Lippo Dalmasio then for a few year...
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Philip of Burgundy-Beveren
Philip of Burgundy-Beveren (c. 1450 – 1498), lord of Beveren, was a son of Antoine, bastard of Burgundy, illegitimate son of Philip the Good.Philip of Burgundy-Beveren married Anna of Borselen, ...
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Alexander Hegius von Heek
Alexander Hegius von Heek (?1433/1439/1440? – 7 December 1498) was a German humanist, so called from his birthplace Heek (located near Ahaus, then in the Duchy of Westphalia).In his youth he was a pup...
Rodrigo Cota de Maguaque
Rodrigo Cota de Maguaque (died c. 1498), Spanish poet, who flourished towards the end of the 15th century, was born at Toledo.Little is known of him save that he was of Jewish origin. The Coplas de Mi...
John of Westphalia
John of Westphalia, also known as John of Paerborn, Johann von Westphalen and other spelling variations of Johannes, Paderborn and Westfalia (died 1498), was the first printer in Leuven and possibly i...
Girolamo Savonarola
Girolamo Savonarola ([savonaˈrɔːla]; 1452–1498) was an Italian Dominican friar and preacher active in Renaissance Florence, and known for his prophecies of civic glory, destruction of secular art and ...
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Zbigniew Tęczyński
Zbigniew Tęczyński, Zbigniew z Tęczyna (c. 1450–1498) was a Polish sword-bearer of the Crown (Polish: miecznik koronny; 1474–1482), chamberlain of Kraków (before 1481–1498), starosta of Malbork (1...
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Laurence Oliphant, 1st Lord Oliphant
Laurence Oliphant, 1st Lord Oliphant (c. 1434 – 1498) was a Scottish peer.
Laurence Oliphant was first styled as Lord Oliphant in July 1455, one month after he came of age. There ar...
Mīr-Khvānd
Mīr-Khānd, Moḥammad ibn Khāndshāh ibn Maḥmūd (written also as Mīr-Khvānd, Mirkhond, and other variants; 1433/1434–1498) was a noted Persian-language historian of the fifteenth century. He is known in ...
Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
Isabella, Princess of Asturias (2 October 1470 – 23 August 1498) was a Queen consort of Portugal and heiress presumptive of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile, as their ...
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Antonello Savelli
Antonello Savelli (c. 1450 – April 1498) was an Italian condottiero.
A member of the Roman family of the Savelli, he was the son of Cristoforo Savelli and the uncle of Troilo.As a young he f...
Cristoforo Landino
Cristoforo Landino (1424 in Pratovecchio, Casentino, Florence – 24 September 1498 in Borgo alla Collina, Casentino) was an Italian humanist and an important figure of the Florentine Renaissance....
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Paolo di Campofregoso
Paolo di Campofregoso (1427 – 22 March 1498) was an Italian Catholic archbishop who was three times doge of Genoa.
The son of doge Battista I Campofregoso, he was convinced by Pope Nicholas V to ...
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Vespasiano da Bisticci
Vespasiano da Bisticci (1421–1498) was an Italian humanist and librarian. Born near Rignano sull'Arno, not far from Florence, he was chiefly a dealer in books, or cartolaio, and had a share in the for...
Domenico Rosselli
Domenico Rosselli (c. 1439 – 1498) was an Italian sculptor.Details of Rosselli's life are limited, but he seems to have trained in Florence. He is best known for his work on many of the friezes, sculp...
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Juan de la Abadía
Juan de la Abadía el Viejo (fl. 1470-1498, probable death 1498) was a Spanish painter in the gothic Spanish-Flemish style. His son, Juan de la Abadía el Joven, worked with him after 1490. His known wo...
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Jeanne de Laval
Jeanne de Laval (10 November 1433 – 19 December 1498), was the second wife and Queen consort of René I of Anjou, King of Naples, Sicily, titular King of Jerusalem, Aragon, and Majorca; Duke of Anjou, ...
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John Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton
John le Scrope, 5th Baron Scrope of Bolton, KG (22 July 1437 – 17 August 1498) was an English Yorkist nobleman.
Born at Bolton Castle, Yorkshire, the eldest son of Henry Scrope, 4th Baron Scrope o...
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Conor Carragh Ó Curnín
Conor Carragh Ó Curnín (died 1498) was an Irish poet.Ó Curnín was a member of a brehon literary family of Breifne.The Annals of the Four Masters record his death, sub anno 1498:
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Luis de Santángel
Luis de Santángel (died 1498) was a baptized Jew and finance minister to Ferdinand II who made the case to Isabella I in favor of Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492.
In 1486, Ferdinand and Isabe...
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Giovanni de' Gigli
Giovanni de' Gigli was a medieval Bishop of Worcester. He was an Italian absentee. He was nominated on 30 August 1497 and consecrated on 10 September 1497. He died on 25 August 1498.
Matthias Geréb
Matija Gereb (or Mátyás Geréb) was the ban of Croatia from 1483 to 1489.Gereb is known to have participated in the retaking of Jajce from the Ottoman Empire along with Matthias Corvinus in 1463. Late...
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