On This Day

Famous People Born in 1493

  • Mar 15 Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France
  • Jun 5 Justus Jonas, German Protestant theologian and reformer, born in Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1555)
  • Sep 28 Agnolo Firenzuola, Italian poet and litterateur, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1543)
  • Oct 14 Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568)
  • Nov 11 Bernardo Tasso, Italian courtier and poet, born in Bergamo, Venice (d. 1569)

Paracelsus

Nov 11 Paracelsus, Swiss physician and alchemist (Zinc, Laudanum), born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland (d. 1541)

  • Nov 12 Bartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (d. 1560)