On This Day

Deaths in History in 1507

  • Feb 23 Gentile Bellini, Venetian painter (Sultan Mohammed II), dies at about 78 (burial date)
  • Mar 12 Cesare Borgia, Duke of Valentinois, Italian aristocrat and illegitimate son of Pope Alexander VI, killed in a battle at 31
  • Apr 2 Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)
  • Jul 29 Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer, dies at 47
  • Aug 23 Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72