Historical Figures Born in 1478

Thomas MoreThomas More (1478-1535)

Feb 7 English philosopher, Renaissance humanist, author (Utopia) and statesman (Lord Chancellor 1529-32), born in London

Pope Clement VIIPope Clement VII (1478-1534)

May 26 Italian Pope (1523-34), born in Florence

  • Jun 22 Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)
  • Jul 22 Philip I, (the Handsome), 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)
  • Dec 6 Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author, born in Casatico, Mantua, Italy (d. 1529)