Died in 1499

Jan 9 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
Mar 24 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl of Wiltshire an English nobleman.
Apr 28 Álvaro Caminha appointed by King John II of Portugal in 1492 Captain-major – apparently the third – of the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe which had been discovered 22 years earlier.
Jul 20 Melchior Russ born of an old noble family in Lucerne.
Aug 29 Alesso Baldovinetti an Italian early Renaissance painter.
Oct 1 Marsilio Ficino an Italian scholar and Catholic priest who was one of the most influential humanist philosophers of the early Italian Renaissance. He was also an astrologer and a reviver of Neoplatonism who was in touch with every major academic thinker and writer of his day, and became the first translator of Plato's complete extant works into Latin. His Florentine Academy, an attempt to revive Plato's school, had enormous influence on the direction and tenor of the Italian Renaissance and the development of European philosophy
Nov 23 Perkin Warbeck a pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII of England.
Nov 28 Edward Plantagenet 17th Earl of Warwick the son of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, and a potential claimant to the English throne during the reigns of both Richard III and his successor, Henry VII. He was also a younger brother of Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury