On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1496

  • Mar 4 Sigismund, Archduke of Austria (b. 1427)
  • Mar 12 Johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
  • Apr 16 David van Bourgondie, Bishop of Utrecht (1456-96), dies at about 69
  • Jul 8 Benedetto Bonfiglio, Italian painter, dies
  • Sep 25 Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (b. 1447)
  • Oct 5 Ferdinand II, King of Naples (1495-96), dies at 27