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Famous Deaths in 1499

  • Jan 9 Johan Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg (1486-99), dies at 43
  • Apr 29 John IV, Dutch army leader, Earl of Egmond, dies
  • Jul 22 Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle
  • Oct 1 Marsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (b. 1433)
  • Nov 28 Edward Plantagenet, English, 17th Count of Warwick, last Plantagenet heir, beheaded for treason at 24