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Famous People Born in 1514

  • Feb 22 Tahmasp I, shah of Persia (1524-76)/author (Tazkire-i Shah)
  • Mar 8 Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord, born in Izumo, Japan (d. 1562)
  • May 3 Bartholomaeus of Braga [Fernandez], Dominican theologian and Archbishop Emeritus of Braga, born in M├írtires, Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon (d. 1590)
  • Jun 16 John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)
  • Jul 28 Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland

Person of interestAndreas Vesalius

Dec 31 Andreas Vesalius [Andries van Wesel], Flemish physician and anatomist (De humani corporis fabrica), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1564)

Physician and Anatomist Andreas Vesalius
Physician and Anatomist
Andreas Vesalius