1489 in history

1489 events chronologically

Mar 14 The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice

Born in 1489

Jun 2 Charles Duke of Vendôme a French prince du sang and military commander at the court of Francis I of France. He is notable as the paternal grandfather of King Henry IV of France
Jun 4 Antoine Duke of Lorraine Duke of Lorraine from 1508 until his death in 1544.
Jun 23 Charles II Duke of Savoy the Duke of Savoy from 1490 to 1496 but his mother Blanche of Montferrat was the actual ruler as a Regent. In 1485 his father Charles I had received the hereditary rights to the Kingdoms of Cyprus, Jerusalem, and Armenia which were inherited by young Charles
Jul 2 Thomas Cranmer a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary He helped build the case for the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon, which was one of the causes of the separation of the English Church from union with the Holy See. Along with Thomas Cromwell, he supported the principle of Royal Supremacy, in which the king was considered sovereign over the Church within his realm
Aug 10 Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck a German statesman, one of the preeminent promoters of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
Nov 28 Margaret Tudor the elder of the two surviving daughters of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and the elder sister of Henry VIII. In 1503, she married James IV, King of Scots. James died in 1513, and their son became King James She married secondly Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus. Through her first and second marriages, respectively, Margaret was the grandmother of both Mary, Queen of Scots, and Mary's second husband, Lord Darnley. Margaret's marriage to James IV foreshadowed the Union of the Crowns - their great-grandson, King James VI of Scotland, the child of Mary and Darnley, also became the king of England and Ireland on the death of Margaret's fraternal niece, Elizabeth I of England in 1603
Dec 10 Gaston of Foix Duke of Nemours a French military commander noted mostly for his brilliant six-month campaign from 1511 to 1512 during the War of the League of Cambrai.

Died in 1489

Jan 3 Martin Truchseß von Wetzhausen the 34th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, serving from 1477-1489.
Apr 26 Ashikaga Yoshihisa the 9th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1473 to 1489 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshihisa was the son of the eighth shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa
Apr 28 Henry Percy 4th Earl of Northumberland an English aristocrat during the Wars of the Roses. After losing his title when his father was killed fighting the Yorkists, he later regained his position. He led a major portion of Richard III's army at the Battle of Bosworth, but failed to commit his troops. He was briefly imprisoned by Henry VII, but later restored to his position. A few years later he was murdered by citizens of York during an anti-tax riot
May 3 Stanisław Kazimierczyk a Polish Roman Catholic canon regular, theologian and preacher.
Jul 12 Bahlul Khan Lodi chief of the Pashtun Lodi tribe and founder of Lodi dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate upon the abdication of the last claimant from the previous Sayyid rule. Bahlul became sultan of the dynasty on 19 April 1451
Dec 25 Simon Marmion a French or Burgundian Early Netherlandish painter of panels and illuminated manuscripts. Marmion lived and worked in what is now France but for most of his lifetime was part of the Duchy of Burgundy in the Southern Netherlands