On This Day

Famous People Born in 1459

  • Feb 1 Conrad Celtes, German humanist scholar, born in Wipfeld, Germany (d. 1508)
  • Mar 2 Adrian VI [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)
  • Mar 6 Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant
  • Mar 22 Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria
  • Oct 6 Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1507)
  • Dec 22 Sultan Cem, third son of Sultan Mehmed II and pretender to the Ottoman throne, born in Rumelia, Ottoman Empire (d. 1495)