Famous People Born In 1450

Discover the most famous people born in 1450. The list includes people like Hieronymus Bosch, John Cabot, Bartolomeu Dias, Josquin des Prez, Francisco de Almeida and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, poets, explorers and composers born in 1450. This list includes people from Italy and many more countries.
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John Cabot
(Explorer)
John Cabot
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Castiglione Chiavarese, Republic of Genoa
Died: 1508 AD
Italian explorer and navigator John Cabot is remembered for his 1497 voyage to the North American coast, commissioned by Henry VII of England, which is the earliest-known European voyage to coastal North America since the Norse explorations. A lot of statues and towers have been erected in his honor.
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Hieronymus Bosch
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Burgundian Netherlands
Died: August 9, 1516
Hieronymus Bosch was a Dutch painter and a significant figure of the Early Netherlandish painting school. Most of his works are made of oil on oak wood and consist of religious themes and dark depictions of Hell. One of his notable works is The Garden of Earthly Delights.
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Bartolomeu Dias
(Portuguese explorer)
Bartolomeu Dias
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Algarve
Died: May 29, 1500

Bartolomeu Dias was a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household in the 15th century. Famous as an explorer, he sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa and set up a route from Europe to Asia. He became the first European to anchor in Cape Good Hope, South Africa, during the Age of Discovery. He perished in 1500. 

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Josquin des Prez
(One of the Greatest Composers of European High Renaissance )
Josquin des Prez
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Condé-sur-l'Escaut, France
Died: August 27, 1521

Josquin des Prez was one of the most influential Renaissance composers. Known for his motets, masses, and chansons, he is revered as the main figure of the Franco-Flemish School. Details of his early days are vague, and he was, for a long time, mistaken as another singer, Josquin de Kessalia.

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Clarice Orsini
(Noblewomen)
Clarice Orsini
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Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Monterotondo, Italy
Died: July 30, 1488
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Marko Marulic
(Poet)
Marko Marulic
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Split, Dalmatia, Croatia
Died: January 5, 1524
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Francisco de Almeida
(Soldier)
Francisco de Almeida
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: March 1, 1510

Francisco de Almeida was a Portuguese nobleman, explorer, and soldier. He served as a counsellor to John II of Portugal and played an important role during the conquest of Granada and in the battles against the Moors. Francisco de Almeida also served as the first viceroy and governor of Portuguese India in the early 1500s.

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Pothana
(author, poet)
Pothana
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Andhra Pradesh
Died: 1510 AD

Telugu poet Bammera Pothana is best remembered for translating Bhagavata Purana from Sanskrit to Telugu. Mild-natured Pothana was known as the Sahaja Kavi. His style included heavy use of similes and metaphors, apart from a rhythmic element. He also worked on agricultural fields.

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Neşri
(Historian)
Neşri
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Listed In: Historians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1520 AD
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Dafydd ab Edmwnd
(Poet)
Dafydd ab Edmwnd
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hanmer, Wales
Died: 1497 AD

One of the greatest Welsh poets of the late medieval period, Dafydd ab Edmwnd was a freeman of Norman lineage. He went down in Welsh history for classifying and reforming the 24 metres of Welsh bardic poetry. His works were later collated and published as Gwaith Dafydd ab Edmwnd.

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Yusuf Adil Shah
(Was the founder of the Adil Shahi dynasty)
Yusuf Adil Shah
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: 1511 AD
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Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād
(Painter)
Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Herat, Timurid Empire, Afghanistan
Died: 1535 AD
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Jacopo de' Barbari
(Painter)
Jacopo de' Barbari
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 1516 AD
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Pedro Berruguete
(Spanish Painter)
Pedro Berruguete
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paredes de Nava, Spain
Died: 1504 AD

Credited as the first Renaissance painter in Spain, Pedro Berruguete brought back the style to Spain, when he returned home after a short stint in Italy. Initially working in various cities, he finally settled down in Avila, painting the main altarpiece in the convent of San Tomás, drawing heavily from Flemish, Spanish Gothic, and Italian Renaissance, without actually imitating any.

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Richard Empson
(Lawyer)
Richard Empson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Towcester, England
Died: August 17, 1510
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Heinrich Isaac
(Belgian Composer)
Heinrich Isaac
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Flanders, Belgium
Died: March 26, 1517

Remembered especially for his contribution towards the development of German music, Heinrich Isaac was a leading fifteenth-century composer, belonging to the Franco-Flemish school. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous masses, motets and songs in French, German and Italian, all the while maintaining a close tie with the Habsburg Court, which helped to popularize polyphonic style of the Netherlands in Germany.

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Francesco Francia
(Artist)
Francesco Francia
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
Died: January 5, 1517
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Bartolomeo Montagna
(Painter)
Bartolomeo Montagna
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Birthdate: 11th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
Died: October 11, 1523
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Master of the Housebook
(Engraver and painter)
Master of the Housebook
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1500 AD
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Dafydd Nanmor
(Poet)
Dafydd Nanmor
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nantmor, Wales
Died: 1490 AD

One of the most prominent 15th-century Welsh poets, Dafydd Nanmor was said to have been banished from his native land for singing a love poem to a married woman. He was known for his signature cywydd form of bardic tradition. His works were later collated as The Poetical Works of Dafydd Nanmor.

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William Warham
(Archbishop of Canterbury)
William Warham
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Died: August 22, 1532

William Warham served as the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1503 until his death in 1532. A gifted diplomatist, Warham proved to be useful in the court of Henry VII; he played a pivotal role in arranging the marriage between Catherine of Aragon and Henry's son, Arthur Tudor. He also presided over the wedding of Catherine of Aragon and Henry VIII.