On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1498

  • Apr 9 John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman, born in Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine (d. 1550)
  • Nov 15 Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France, born in Leuven, Belgium (d. 1558)
  • Nov 30 Andrés de Urdaneta, Spanish Augustinian friar, sail-captain and explorer, born in Ordizia, Gipuzkoa, Crown of Castile (d. 1568)
  • Dec 19 Andreas Osiander, German Protestant Reformation theologist