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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George Amiroutzes
George Amiroutzes (Greek: Γεώργιος Αμιρουτζής) (1400–1470) was a Pontic Greek Renaissance scholar, philosopher and civil servant. Although praised and respected for his outstanding knowledge not ...
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...
Mehmed II's first Albanian campaign
In 1452, the newly acceded Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II ordered his first campaign against Skanderbeg, the chief of the League of Lezhë. Shortly after the First Siege of Krujë, Murad II died in Edirne, on...
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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...
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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Constantine Kastrioti
Constantine Kastrioti (Albanian: Konstandin Kastioti, 1437/8 – ?) was an Albanian nobleman and a member of the Kastrioti family. He was Skanderbeg's nephew, while his father's name is unknown...
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Pedro de Arbués
Pedro de Arbués, C.R.S.A. (c. 1441 – September 17, 1485), was an official of the Spanish Inquisition who was assassinated in the La Seo Cathedral of Zaragoza in 1485 in an alleged plot by conversos a...
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Antoninus of Florence
Saint Antoninus of Florence, O.P., was an Italian Dominican friar, who ruled as an Archbishop of Florence. He is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church.
He was born Antonio Pierozzi (also cal...
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