Born in 1488

Jan 6 Helius Eobanus Hessus a German Latin poet born at Halgehausen in Hesse-Kassel.
Jan 20 Sebastian Münster a German cartographer, cosmographer, and a Christian Hebraist scholar. His work, the Cosmographia from 1544, was the earliest German description of the world
Mar 19 Johannes Magnus the last functioning Catholic Archbishop in Sweden, and also a theologian, genealogist, and historian.
Apr 16 Jungjong of Joseon now Korea. He succeeded his half-brother, Yeonsangun, because of the latter's tyrannical misrule, which culminated in a coup placing Jungjong on the throne
Apr 21 Ulrich von Hutten a German scholar, poet and reformer. He was an outspoken critic of the Roman Catholic Church and a bridge between the Renaissance humanists and the Lutheran Reformation. He was a leader of the Imperial Knights of the Holy Roman Empire
May 5 Matthew Stewart 2nd Earl of Lennox a prominent Scottish nobleman. Stewart was the son of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Lennox, and Margaret Montgomerie, daughter of Alexander, Master of Montgomerie
Aug 7 Caspar Aquila a German reformer.
Oct 17 Ursula of Brandenburg a German noblewoman.