Historical Figures Born in 1466

  • Feb 11 Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England and wife of King Henry VII, born in Westminster Palace, London (d. 1503)
  • Jun 18 Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer, born in Fossombrone, Italy (d. 1539)
  • Sep 9 Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th Japanese shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate (d. 1523)

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Oct 28 Dutch humanist and theologian (The Praise of Folly), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Nov 30 Andrea Doria, Genoese statesman and admiral, born in Oneglia, Duchy of Milan (d. 1560)