On This Day

Famous People Born in 1423

  • May 30 Georg von Purbach, Austrian mathematician and astronomer (best known for his streamlined presentation of Ptolemaic astronomy in the Theoricae Novae Planetarum), born in Peuerbach, Austria (d. 1461)

Louis XI

Jul 3 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), born in Bourges, France (d. 1483)