Year 1490 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 4 Anna of Brittany announces that all those who would ally with the king of France will be considered guilty of the crime of lese-majesty.
  • Jan 23 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
  • Mar 23 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishneh Torah", a code of Jewish religious law is published

Historical Marriages

  • Dec 14 Anna van Bretagne marries a proxy Maximilian of Austria

Historical Figures Who Died in 1490

  • Jan 27 Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (b. 1435)
  • Mar 6 Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (b. 1458)
  • Mar 14 Charles I, Duke of Savoy (1482-90), dies at 21
  • Apr 6 Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary and Croatia (1458-1490) created the Bibliotheca Corviniana, dies at 47
  • Jun 12 Adriaan Vilain II of Rassegem, peace of Tours, murdered at about 39

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