Events in year of 1483

  • 04-09Edward I (12) succeeds Edward IV as King of England
  • 06-26Duke of Gloucester appoints himself English King Richard III
  • 06-26Richard III usurps English throne
  • 09-03Utrecht surrenders to Habsburgs army
  • 10-13Rabbi Issac Abarbanel starts his exegesis on Bible
  • 10-17Tomas de Torquemada appointed Inquisitor-General of Spain

People born in year of 1483

  • 01-12Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz: Gov / Viceroy of Holland
  • 02-14Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah: Prince / founder Mogols-dynasty
  • 02-15Babur: Founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30)
  • 03-06Francesco Guicciardini: Italian attorney / President of Romagna
  • 03-28Raphael: Urbino, Italy -- Painter (School of Athens)
  • 04-06Raphael Sanzio: Italian painter / master builder (Madonna Sistina)
  • 10-26Hans Buchner: Composer
  • 11-10Martin Luther: Eisleben, Germany -- Founded Protestantism
  • 12-03Nicolaus von Amsdorf: German reformation theologist

People died in year of 1483

  • 04-09Edward IV: King of England (1461-70, 71-83) dies at 38
  • 06-25Edward V: King of England (April 9 - June 25, 1483), murdered
  • 08-30Louis XI: King of France (1461-83), dies at 60
  • 11-02Henry Stafford: Earl of Buckingham / constable of Engl, beheaded at 49

Events in year of 1484

  • 08-29Giovanni B Cibo elected as Pope Innocent VIII

People born in year of 1484

  • 02-21Joachim I Nestor: Elector (Brandenburg, Constitution)
  • 03-29Johann Spangenberg: Composer
  • 12-28Joachim Vadianus [von Watt]: Switzerland -- Physician / Mayor of Sankt Gallen

People died in year of 1484

  • 03-04Kazimierz [the Saint]: Polish ruler / saint, dies at 25
  • 08-12Sixtus IV [Francesco della Rovere]: Pope (1471-84)
  • 08-28Diogo: Duke of Viseu, murdered