Historical Figures Born in 1499

  • Feb 10 Thomas Platter, Swiss humanist (d. 1582)

Juan Rodríguez CabrilloJuan Rodríguez Cabrillo (1499-1543)

Mar 13 Portuguese-Spanish conquistador who conquered Central America and later discovered California [birthdate is approximate], born in either Montalegre, Kingdom of Portugal or Palma del Río, Kingdom of Castile

  • Mar 31 Pius IV [Gianangelo de' Medici], Italian lawyer and Pope (1559-65), born in Milan (d. 1565)
  • Jun 24 Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians), born in Weil der Stadt, Stuttgart (d. 1570)
  • Sep 3 Diane de Poitiers, French mistress of Henry II of France, born in Saint-Vallier, Drôme, France (d. 1566)
  • Oct 14 Claude of France, Duchess of Brittany amd wife of Francis I of France, born in Romorantin-Lanthenay, France (d. 1524)