On This Day

Famous People Born in 1503

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 11 Francesco Parmigianino, Italian artist (Madonna with the Long Neck)
  • Mar 10 Ferdinand I, German emperor (1558-64)
  • Mar 19 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (Storia Fiorentina)
  • Mar 22 Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (d. 1583)
  • Jun 1 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German lt col
  • Jun 28 Giovanni Della Casa, Italian poet (Galateo), born in La Casa, Mugello, Tuscany (d. 1556)
  • Jun 30 John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1532-47), born in Torgau, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1554)
  • Jul 23 Anna of Bohemia and Hungary, Queen of the Romans, born in Buda, Hungary (d. 1547)
  • Aug 12 Christian III, King of Denmark and Norway (1534-59), born in Gottorf Castle, Germany (d. 1559)
  • Oct 23 Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)
  • Nov 17 Il Bronzino, Florentine painter (Eleanor de Toledo & her Son)

Person of interestNostradamus

Dec 14 Nostradamus [Michel de Nostre-Dam], French astrologist and prophet (Les Propheties), born in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France (d. 1566)

Astrologer/Prophet Nostradamus
Astrologer/Prophet
Nostradamus