Famous People Born In 1500

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Discover the most famous people born in 1500. The list includes people like Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Hernando de Soto, Reginald Pole, Tansen, Benvenuto Cellini and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include spiritual & religious leaders, political leaders, artists and sculptors born in 1500. This list includes people from England, Spain, Italy and many more countries.
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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
(Former Holy Roman Emperor)
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
7
Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent
Died: September 21, 1558
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Hernando de Soto
2
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Province of Badajoz, Spain
Died: May 21, 1542
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Reginald Pole
(Archbishop of Canterbury)
Reginald Pole
2
Birthdate: 3rd March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stourton Castle, England
Died: November 17, 1558
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Tansen
(Prominent Figure of Hindustani Classical Music)
Tansen
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gwalior, India
Died: April 26, 1589
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Benvenuto Cellini
(Italian Goldsmith and Sculptor Best Known for His Sculpture 'Cellini Salt Cellar')
Benvenuto Cellini
1
Birthdate: 3rd November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 13, 1571
 6 
Robert Aske
(Lawyer)
Robert Aske
0
Listed In: Lawyers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1537
 7 
Alice Nutter
(Accused as a Pendle witch)
Alice Nutter
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Roughlee, England
Died: August 20, 1612
 8 
Sebald Beham
(Painter)
Sebald Beham
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: November 22, 1550
 9 
Edward Seymour, 1st duke of Somerset
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: January 22, 1552
 10 
Ruy López de Villalobos
(Explorer Who Sailed the Pacific From Mexico to Establish a Permanent Foothold for Spain)
Ruy López de Villalobos
0
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: April 4, 1544
 11 
Richard Cox
(Clergyman)
Richard Cox
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Whaddon, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: July 22, 1581
 12 
Diane de Poitiers
4
Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Vallier, France
Died: April 25, 1566
 13 
Solomon Molcho
(Jewish mystic)
Solomon Molcho
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Portugal
Died: December 13, 1532
 14 
Jan Matthys
(Charismatic Anabaptist Leader of the Münster Rebellion)
Jan Matthys
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: April 5, 1534
 15 
Corneille de Lyon
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: November 8, 1575
 16 
Nicholas Ridley
(English Bishop Who Was Burned at the Stake for His Teachings and Support to Lady Jane Grey)
Nicholas Ridley
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: South Tynedale, England
Died: October 16, 1555
 17 
Thutmose I
(Pharaoh)
Thutmose I
1
Birthdate: 30th November
 18 
Gaspar de Carvajal
(Missionary, Explorers)
Gaspar de Carvajal
0
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Trujillo, Spain
Died: 1584 AD
 19 
Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón
0
Birthdate: 23rd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rascafría, Spain
Died: May 31, 1577
 20 
Wu Cheng'en
(Chinese Poet, Novelist, and Politician)
Wu Cheng'en
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Huai'an, Jiangsu, Ming China
Died: 1582 AD
 21 
Edmund Bonner
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hanley, England
Died: September 5, 1569
 22 
Hans Kohlhase
(Merchant)
Hans Kohlhase
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Müncheberg, Germany
Died: March 22, 1540
 23 
Cristóbal de Morales
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Sevilla, Spain
Died: October 7, 1553
 24 
Abd al-Samad
(Painter)
Abd al-Samad
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
Died: 1593 AD
Louise Borgia, Duchess of Valentinois
2
Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: France
Died: 1553 AD
 26 
Luis de Milán
(Composer)
Luis de Milán
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 1561 AD
 27 
Jean-François Roberval
(French Officer and Adventurer Who Led the First French Colonial Attempt During the 16th Century)
Jean-François Roberval
0
Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Carcassonne, France
Died: 1560 AD
 28 
Martim Afonso de Sousa
(Former Governor of Portuguese India)
Martim Afonso de Sousa
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Vila Viçosa, Portugal
Died: July 21, 1564
 29 
Jean Cousin the Elder
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Sens, France
Died: 1593 AD
 30 
Ixtlilxochitl II
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Mexico
Died: 1550 AD
 31 
João de Castro
(4th Governor and Viceroy of Portuguese India)
João de Castro
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 27th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: June 6, 1548
 32 
Domenico Campagnola
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: October 10, 1564
 33 
Ami Perrin
(Religious leader)
Ami Perrin
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 1561 AD
 34 
Johannes Stumpf
(Theologian)
Johannes Stumpf
0
Listed In: Theologians
Birthdate: 23rd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bruchsal, Germany
Died: 1578 AD
 35 
Ludwig Haetzer
(Swiss Anabaptist)
Ludwig Haetzer
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bischofszell, Switzerland
Died: February 4, 1529
 36 
Jean Mone
(Sculptor)
Jean Mone
0
Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: 1548 AD
 37 
Daulat
(Indian painter)
Daulat
0
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: UNKNOWN
Died: 1699 AD
 38 
Joachim Camerarius
1
Listed In: Educators
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bamberg, Germany
Died: April 17, 1574
Bonaventure des Périers
0
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Arnay-le-Duc, France
Died: 1544 AD
 40 
Giovanni Animuccia
0
Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 20, 1571
 41 
Ivan Semenovich Peresvetov
(Social critic)
Ivan Semenovich Peresvetov
0
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lithuania
Died: November 30, 1599