On This Day

Famous People Born in 1478

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 7 Sir Thomas More, English statesman, humanist, and author (d. 1535)
  • May 26 Pope Clement VII [Giulio de' Medici], Italian Pope (1523-34), born in Florence (d. 1534)
  • Jun 22 Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
  • Jul 22 Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
  • Dec 6 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author, born in Casatico, Mantua, Italy (d. 1529)