Famous People Born in 1452

  • Feb 14 Pandolfo Petrucci, Italian ruler of the Republic of Siena (1500-12) during the Renaissance, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1512)

Ferdinand II of AragonFerdinand II of Aragon (1452-1516)

Mar 10 King of Aragon (1479-1516), King of Naples (1504-16), born in Sada Palace, Sos, Aragon

Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Apr 15 Italian painter, sculptor, scientist and visionary, born in Vinci, Florence, Italy

  • Jul 10 James III, King of Scots (1460-88), born in Stirling or St Andrews Castles (d. 1488)

Ludovico SforzaLudovico Sforza (1452-1508)

Jul 27 Italian duke of Milan (1494-1508) who commissioned The Last Supper, born in Vigevano (Modern day Lombardy), Italy

  • Sep 21 Girolamo Savonarola, Italian preacher and dictator of Florence (1494-98), born in Ferrara, Italy (d. 1498)

Richard IIIRichard III (1452-1485)

Oct 2 King of England (1483-85), born in Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England

  • Dec 10 Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer, born in Blaubeuren, Germany (d. 1531)