Born in 1455

Jan 9 William IV Duke of Jülich-Berg the last ruler of the Duchy of Jülich-Berg.
Feb 2 John King of Denmark King of Denmark , Norway and as John II of Sweden in the Kalmar Union, and also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein. The three most important political goals of King John were the restoration of the Kalmar Union, reduction of the dominance of the Hanseatic League, and the building of a strong Danish royal power
Feb 22 Johann Reuchlin a German-born humanist and a scholar of Greek and Hebrew, whose work also took him to modern-day France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy. Most of Reuchlin's career was around advancing German knowledge of Greek and Hebrew
Mar 3 John II of Portugal the king of Portugal and the Algarves in 1477/1481–1495.
Mar 15 Pietro Accolti an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal. He was born in Florence, the son of Benedetto Accolti the Elder, and died at Rome
Jun 1 Anne of Savoy the first wife of King Frederick She died 16 years before he succeeded to the Neapolitan throne, so she was never queen consort. Anne was a member of the House of Savoy, and through her mother Yolande of France, she was a granddaughter of King Charles VII of France
Aug 2 John Cicero Elector of Brandenburg Elector of Brandenburg from 1486 until his death, the fourth of the House of Hohenzollern. After his death he received the cognomen Cicero, after the Roman orator Cicero, but the elector's eloquence and interest in the arts is doubtful
Aug 15 George Duke of Bavaria the last Duke of Bavaria-Landshut. He was a son of Louis IX the Rich and Amalia of Saxony
Sep 4 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke of Buckingham KG played a major role in King Richard III's rise and fall. He is also one of the primary suspects in the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower. Buckingham was related to the royal family of England in many different ways, but his connections were all through daughters of younger sons. His chances of inheriting the throne would have seemed remote, but he played the role of a 'kingmaker' for Richard III and, unsuccessfully, for Henry VII