1482 in history

1482 events chronologically

Jul 15 Muhammad XII is crowned the twenty-second and last Nasrid king of Granada
Aug 24 The town and castle of Berwick upon Tweed is captured from Scotland by an English army

Born in 1482

Jun 29 Maria of Aragon Queen of Portugal a Spanish infanta and the second wife of Portuguese King Manuel I, thus queen consort of Portugal from her marriage on 30 October 1500 until her death.
Jul 7 Andrzej Krzycki a Renaissance Polish writer and archbishop. Krzycki wrote in Latin prose, but wrote poetry in Polish. He is often considered one of Poland's greatest humanist writers
Dec 9 Frederick II Elector Palatine Prince-elector of the Palatinate from 1544 to 1556.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1482

Mar 27 Mary of Burgundy Duchess of Burgundy, reigned over the Low Countries from 1477 until her death. As the only child of Charles the Bold and his wife Isabella of Bourbon, she was the heiress to the vast, and vastly wealthy, Burgundian domains in France and the Low Countries upon her father's death in the Battle of Nancy on 5 January 1477, and was accordingly often referred to as Mary the Rich
Mar 28 Lucrezia Tornabuoni a daughter of Francesco di Simone Tornabuoni and Nanna di Niccolo di Luigi Guicciardini. Her brother was Giovanni Tornabuoni
May 10 Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli an Italian astrologer, mathematician, and cosmographer.
Aug 25 Margaret of Anjou the wife of King Henry VI of England. As such, she was Queen of England from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine, into the House of Valois-Anjou, Margaret was the second eldest daughter of René I of Naples and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine
Sep 10 Federico da Montefeltro one of the most successful condottieri of the Italian Renaissance, and lord of Urbino from 1444 until his death. In Urbino he commissioned the construction of a great library, perhaps the largest of Italy after the Vatican, with his own team of scribes in his scriptorium, and assembled around him a large humanistic court in the Ducal Palace of Urbino, designed by Luciano Laurana and Francesco di Giorgio Martini
Sep 22 Philibert I Duke of Savoy the son of Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy and Yolande of Valois. Philibert was Duke of Savoy from 1472 to 1482
Nov 18 Gedik Ahmed Pasha an Ottoman statesman and admiral who served as Grand Vizier and Kapudan Pasha during the reigns of sultans Mehmed II and Bayezid II.