Historical Figures Born in 1483

  • Jan 12 Count Henry III of Nassau-Breda, Stadholder of Holland and Zeeland 1515-1521 (d. 1538)

BaburBabur (1483-1530)

Feb 14 Timurid founder and 1st Emperor of the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent (1526-30), born in Andijan, Timurid Empire (present-day Uzbekistan)

  • Mar 6 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian and statesman (Papal States governor, President of Romagna), born in Florence (d. 1540)
  • Mar 28 Raphael Sanzio, Italian painter and master builder (Madonna Sistina School of Athens), born in Urbino, (d. 1520) Gregorian calendar date

RaphaelRaphael (1483-1520)

Apr 6 Italian painter and master builder (Sistine Madonna, School of Athens) [Julian calendar date], born in Urbino, Duchy of Urbino

  • Oct 16 Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)

Martin LutherMartin Luther (1483-1546)

Nov 10 German theologian and key figure in the Protestant Reformation, born in Eisleben, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire

  • Dec 3 Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist, born in Torgau, Saxony (d. 1565)