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Famous Deaths in 1508

  • Feb 4 Conrad Celtes, German humanist scholar, dies at 49

Person of interestLudovico Sforza

May 27 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55

Duke of Milan Ludovico Sforza
Duke of Milan
Ludovico Sforza
  • Jul 31 Na'od, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. 1494)
  • Aug 16 Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41
  • Oct 13 Edmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician (b. 1446)
  • Dec 10 RenĂ© II, Duke of Lorraine, dies at 57