Rhisiart ap Rhys
Rhisiart ap Rhys (fl. c.1495 – c.1510) was a Welsh language poet from the cwmwd of Tir Iarll, Glamorgan.He was the son of Rhys Brydydd and nephew, in all probability, to the poet Gwilym Tew. 36 ...
Bagrat, son of Constantine I of Georgia
Prince Bagrat (Georgian: ბაგრატი) was a Georgian royal prince (batonishvili) of the Bagrationi dynasty.Son of King Constantine I of Georgia.Bagrat whose revolt against his reigning brother Alexand...
Jakob Karweyse
Jakob Karweyse (also Karweysse; fl. 1492) was a goldsmith in Marienburg. He is considered to have been the first Prussian printer.Karweyse, who was probably a native, became in 1476 citizen of Marienb...
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Robert St Lawrence, 3rd Baron Howth
Robert St Lawrence, 3rd Baron Howth (born c.1435 – died before 1488) was a leading statesman in 15th-century Ireland who held the office of Lord Chancellor of Ireland, and was through marriage a close...
Zheng He
Zheng He (1371–1433), formerly romanized as Cheng Ho, was a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming Dynasty. Zheng commanded expeditionary voyages to...
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William Tulloch
William de Tulloch (died 1482) was a 15th-century Scottish prelate. A native of Angus, he became a canon of Orkney, almost certainly brought there by his relative Thomas de Tulloch, Bishop of Orkney. ...
Jan II the Mad
Jan II the Mad also known as the Bad, the Wild or the Cruel (Polish: Jan II Szalony or Zły or Dziki or Okrutny; 16 April 1435 – 22 September 1504), was a Duke of Żagań-Przewóz since 1439 (with his...
William Butts
Sir William Butts (c. 1486 – 22 November 1545) was a member of King Henry VIII of England's court and served as the King's physician.He had his portrait painted by Hans Holbein the Younger in 1543, an...
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Ingerd Erlendsdotter
Ingerd Erlendsdotter (1440-1526), was a Norwegian landowner and noble. Being one of the greatest landowners in Norway and childless, the prospect of inheriting her affected the political acts of the n...
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Janus Pannonius
Janus Pannonius (Latin: Ianus Pannonius, Croatian: Ivan Česmički, Hungarian: Csezmiczei János, or Kesencei; 29 August 1434, Čazma – 27 March 1472, Medvedgrad castle, nearby Zagreb) w...
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Ats Bonninga
Ats Bonninga (fl. 1494), was a Dutch noble, known for her defence of the fortress in Warns in Gaasterland during the conflict between the Schieringers and the Vetkopers party in 1494. Daughter of van ...
Johann von Tiefen
Johann von Tiefen (died 25 August 1497) was the 35th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, serving from 1489 to 1497.Von Tiefen's date of birth is unknown, although it is believed he hailed from Switz...
Andrei Rublev
Andrei Rublev (Russian: Андре́й Рублёв; [ɐnˈdrʲej rʊˈblʲɵf], also transliterated Andrey Rublyov and other permutations; born in the 1360s, died 29 January 1427 or 1430 although 17 October 1428 als...
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John Jiskra of Brandýs
Jan Jiskra z Brandýsa (German: Johann Giskra von Brandeis; Hungarian: Jiskra János; c. 1400 – c. 1469), in English sometimes referred as John Giskra, was a Czech strategist and mercenary soldi...
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Nicolas Chuquet
Nicolas Chuquet ([ʃykɛ]; 1445, but some sources say c. 1455, Paris, France – 1488, some sources say c. 1500, Lyon, France) was a French mathematician. He invented his own notation for algebraic ...
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Mikuláš of Kadaň
Mikuláš of Kadaň (Czech: Mikuláš z Kadaně) was an Imperial clockmaker who designed the clock machine of Prague Orloj together with Jan Šindel around 1410 (the Emperor at that time was Wenceslas IV...
Florian Ungler
Florian Ungler (died 1536 in Kraków) and Kasper Hochfeld were printers from Bavaria that after 1510 became pioneers of printing and publishing in Polish language.After having published about 80 works ...
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Gerónimo de Aguilar
Gerónimo de Aguilar O.F.M. (1489–1531) was a Franciscan friar born in Écija, Spain. Aguilar was later involved with the 1519 Spanish conquest of Mexico, and with La Malinche he assisted Hernán Cortés...
Sir Alexander Buchanan
Sir Alexander Buchanan (d. 1424) was the eldest of the three sons of Sir Walter Buchanan, eleventh Laird of Buchanan. He is noted for killing Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, heir to the Eng...
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Vlad II Dracul
Vlad II (died December 1447), known as Vlad Dracul (English: Vlad the Dragon), was a voivode (English: duke) of Wallachia. He reigned from 1436 to 1442, and again from 1443 to 1447. He was the...
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Kumbha of Mewar
Rana Kumbha ("Hindu Surrtran" & "Abhinav Bharta Charya" or Kumbhakarna Singh, died 1468 AD) was the ruler of Mewar, a state in western India, between 1433 and 1468 AD, and belonging to the Sisodia...
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Ibn Ghazi al-Miknasi
Abu Abdallah Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Muhammad Ibn Ghazi al-'Utmani al-Miknasi (1437–1513) was a Moroccan scholar in the field of history, Islamic law, Arabic philology and mathematics. He was born ...
Princess Cecilia of Sweden
Cecilia of Sweden, (Swedish: Cecilia Gustavsdotter Vasa) (16 November 1540 in Stockholm – 27 January 1627 in Brussels), was Princess of Sweden as the daughter of King Gustav I and his second que...
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Konstantin Mihailović
Konstantin Mihailović, also known as Constantine of Ostravica, born in 1430, was a Serbian soldier and author of a memoir of his time as a Jannissary in the army of the Ottoman Empire. Mihailović was ...