1486 in history

1486 events chronologically

Jan 18 King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV

Top 7 most famous people born in 1486

Jan 6 Martin Agricola a German composer of Renaissance music and a music theorist.
Feb 4 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu a Hindu monk and social reformer from 16th century India. A native of Navadvip in Bengal, he promoted the worship of God, in his tradition known by the name Krishna. He is venerated by followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism
Jul 2 Jacopo Sansovino an Italian sculptor and architect, known best for his works around the Piazza San Marco in Venice. Andrea Palladio, in the Preface to his Quattro Libri was of the opinion that Sansovino's Biblioteca Marciana was the best building erected since Antiquity. Giorgio Vasari uniquely printed his Vita of Sansovino separately
Jul 16 Andrea del Sarto an Italian painter from Florence, whose career flourished during the High Renaissance and early Mannerism. Though highly regarded during his lifetime as an artist senza errori , his renown was eclipsed after his death by that of his contemporaries, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael
Sep 15 Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist.
Sep 20 Arthur Prince of Wales Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester and Duke of Cornwall as the eldest son and heir apparent of Henry VII of England and his wife, Elizabeth of York—daughter of Edward IV—and his birth thus cemented the union between the House of Tudor and the House of York. He was their eldest child and was born months after their marriage. Arthur was viewed by contemporaries as the great hope of the newly established House of Tudor, as his birth symbolised the end of the Wars of the Roses, during which his great-uncle Richard III, the final Yorkist king, had died in battle
Nov 13 Johann Eck a German Scholastic theologian and defender of Catholicism during the Protestant Reformation.

Died in 1486

Mar 11 Albrecht III Achilles Elector of Brandenburg a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg. He received the nickname Achilles because of his knightly qualities. He also ruled the Principality of Ansbach
Mar 30 Thomas Bourchier (cardinal) a medieval English cardinal, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Lord Chancellor of England.
Jul 14 Margaret of Denmark Queen of Scotland Queen of Scotland from 1469 to 1486 as the wife of King James III. She was the daughter of Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and Dorothea of Brandenburg
Aug 26 Ernest Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.
Sep 2 Guy XIV de Laval a French nobleman, known for his account of Joan of Arc. He and his brother André de Lohéac were simultaneously vassals of the duke of Brittany and of the king of France