On This Day

Famous People Born in 1508

  • Jun 9 Primo┼ż Trubar, Slovenian Protestant reformer (d. 1586)
  • Nov 30 Andrea Palladio [Andrea di Pietro della Gondola], Italian architect (Il Redentore, Venice), born in Padua, Italy (d. 1580)
  • Dec 9 Gemma Frisius [Jemme Reinerszoon], Frisian physician, mathematician and instrument maker (created globe), born in Dokkum, Friesland (d. 1555)
  • Dec 24 Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1567)