On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1477

  • Jan 14 Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
  • Jan 16 Johannes Schöner, German polymath, astronomer and cartographer (Schöner globes), born in Karlstadt am Main, Lower Franconia, Bavaria (d. 1547)
  • Jan 25 Anna Duchess of Brittany, heir to the Duchy of Brittany, only woman to be French Consort Queen twice to Charles VIII (1891-98), Louis XII (1499-1514), born in Nantes, France (d. 1514)
  • Mar 20 Jerome Emser, German theologian (d. 1527)