On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1494

  • Jan 11 Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist (b. 1449)
  • Jan 25 Ferdinand I, cruel king of Naples, dies
  • Aug 11 Hans Memling, [John Memlinc], Flemish painter (Passietaferelen), dies
  • Sep 24 Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)
  • Oct 22 Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies
  • Nov 8 Melozzo da Forli, Italian painter, dies at about 56
  • Nov 17 Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (b. 1463)
  • Dec 20 Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet