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Famous Deaths in 1504

  • Apr 18 Filippino Lippi, Italian renaissance painter, dies at about 52
  • May 5 Anton of Burgundy, the Great Bastard, knight, dies at about 82
  • May 31 Engelbert II, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz and viceroy of Luxembourg, dies at 53
  • Jul 2 Stephen III (Stefan the Great), ruler of Moldavia (1457-1504), dies

Person of interestIsabella I of Castile

Nov 26 isabella i, Queen of Castile (1479-1504), patron of Christopher Columbus, who initiated the Spanish Inquisition with husband Ferdinand II of Aragon, dies at 53

Queen of Castile Isabella I of Castile
Queen of Castile
Isabella I of Castile
  • Dec 21 Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)