Hamza Kastrioti
Hamza Kastrioti (Latin: Ameses Castriota; fl. ) was the nephew of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Probably born in Ottoman territory, after the death of his father he was raised by Skanderbeg, who to...
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Blessed Margaret of Savoy
The Blessed Margaret of Savoy, T.O.S.D (June 21, 1390, Fossano - November 23, 1464, Casale) was Marchioness of Montferrat, and a Dominican Sister.
Margaret was the eldest of the four children—all...
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Marsilio Ficino
Marsilio Ficino ([marˈsiljo fiˈtʃino]; Latin name Marsilius Ficinus; 19 October 1433 – 1 October 1499) was an Italian scholar and Catholic priest who was one of the most influential humanist phil...
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Vladislav the Grammarian
Vladislav the Grammarian (Bulgarian and Serbian: Владислав Граматик; fl. 1456-1479) was an Orthodox Christian monk, writer, historian and theologian active in medieval Serbia and Bulgaria, regarde...
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Pey Berland
Blessed Pey Berland (or Peyberland, from Pierre Berland; c. 1380 – January 1458) was the Archbishop of Bordeaux from 1430 until his abdication, during a pivotal time in the history of the city a...
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Angelo Carletti di Chivasso
Blessed Angelo Carletti di Chivasso was a noted moral theologian of the Order of Friars Minor; born at Chivasso in Piedmont, in 1411; and died at Coni, in Piedmont, in 1495.His name in Latin is usuall...
Bagrationi, wife of John IV of Trebizond
Bagrationi (c. 1411/2 – before 1438) was the first Empress consort of John IV of Trebizond. Her name is unknown.
She was a daughter of King Alexander I of Georgia and his first wife Dulanduk...
Alvarez of Córdoba
Blessed Alvarez of Córdoba or Blessed Alvarez of Zamora (c.1350–c.1430), was born at Zamora, Spain, towards the middle of the fourteenth century. Bl. Alvarez entered the Order of Preachers (the ...
Hieronymus Balbus
Hieronymus Balbus (also called Girolamo Balbi or Accellini) was a Renaissance Humanist, poet, diplomat, and Bishop of Gurk in Carinthia, b. about 1450 in Venice; d. there, probably 1535.He was a pupil...
John Cantius
Saint John Cantius (Latin: Joannis Cantii) (Polish: Jan z Kęt or Jan Kanty) (23 June 1390 – 24 December 1473) was a Polish priest, scholastic philosopher, physicist and theologian. He is...
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Diego de Arana
Diego de Arana (Cordoba, Spain, 1468 - Haiti, 1493) was governor of the first documented Spanish settlement in the New World, at La Navidad. He was a sailor of Castile who accompanied Christopher Colu...
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Plain of Torvioll
The Plain of Torvioll, or the Plain of Shumbat as it is known today, is located in the Lower Dibra region in eastern Albania, north of Peshkopi. It is most famous for being the battlefield for Skander...