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September 29, 106 Pompey a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic. He came from a wealthy Italian provincial background, and his father had been the first to establish the family among the Roman nobility. Pompey's immense success as a general while still very young enabled him to advance directly to his first consulship without meeting the normal requirements for office. Military success in Sulla's Second Civil War led him to adopt the nickname Magnus, "the Great". He was consul three times and celebrated three triumphs
April 29, 220 Pacuvius the greatest of the tragic poets of ancient Rome prior to Lucius Accius.
June 29, 381 Syrus of Genoa a priest and later bishop of Genoa during the fourth century AD.
April 29, 643 Hou Junji a major general and chancellor of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, particularly known for his campaigns against Gaochang and Tuyuhun. In 643, he was implicated in a plot by Emperor Taizong's crown prince Li Chengqian to overthrow Emperor Taizong, and he was executed
November 29, 826 William of Septimania the son of Bernard and Dhuoda. He was the Count of Toulouse from 844 and Count of Barcelona from 848
July 29, 869 Muhammad al-Mahdi believed by Twelver Shī‘a Muslims to be the Mahdī, an ultimate savior of humankind and the final Imām of the Twelve Imams who will emerge with Isa in order to fulfill their mission of bringing peace and justice to the world. Twelver Shī‘a believe that al-Mahdī was born in 869 and assumed Imamate at 5 years of age following the death of his father Hasan al-Askari. In the early years of his Imamate he would only contact his followers through The Four Deputies. After a 72-year period, known as Minor Occultation, a few days before the death of his fourth deputy Abul Hasan Ali ibn Muhammad al-Samarri in 941, he is believed to have sent his followers a letter. In that letter that was transmitted by al-Samarri he declared the beginning of Major Occultation during which Mahdi is not in contact with his followers
May 29, 931 Jimeno Garcés of Pamplona the brother of King Sancho I of Pamplona and son of García Jiménez by his second wife, Dadildis of Pallars. He reigned from 925 until his death. While sometimes said to have been regent for his nephew, García, at least one contemporary document in which both appear names him and not his nephew as king. Only in the last year of his reign does García also appear with the royal title. In 927, he took an army south to support his Banu Qasi kinsman, causing, Abd-ar-Rahman III, Emir of Córdoba, nephew of Jimeno's wife, to retreat without offering battle
August 29, 1116 Philip of France (1116–1131) the King of France from 1129, co-ruling with his father, Louis His mother was Louis VI's second wife, Adelaide of Maurienne.
June 29, 1136 Petronilla of Aragon also spelled Petronila or Petronella , was the Queen of Aragon from the abdication of her father in 1137 until her own abdication in 1164. She was the daughter and successor of Ramiro II by his queen, Agnes. She was the last ruling member of the Jiménez dynasty in Aragon, and by marriage brought the throne to the House of Barcelona
September 29, 1163 Sigurd Markusfostre a pretender and rival king during the Civil war era in Norway.
July 29, 1166 Henry II Count of Champagne count of Champagne from 1181 to 1197, and King of Jerusalem from 1192 to 1197, although he never used the title of king.
March 29, 1187 Arthur I Duke of Brittany 4th Earl of Richmond and Duke of Brittany between 1196 and 1202. He was the posthumous son of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Constance, Duchess of Brittany. Geoffrey was a son of Henry II of England, younger than Richard I but older than John. In 1190 Arthur was designated heir to the throne of England and its French territory by his uncle, Richard I, the intent being that Arthur would succeed Richard in preference to Richard's younger brother John. Nothing is recorded of Arthur after his incarceration in Rouen Castle in 1203, and his precise fate is unknown
January 29, 1234 Ottaviano dei Conti di Segni an Italian cardinal and cardinal-nephew of Pope Innocent III, his cousin who elevated him probably in May 1206. He was canon of the Vatican Basilica, Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church and protodeacon of the Sacred College of Cardinals
September 29, 1240 Margaret of England Queen of Scots as the wife of King Alexander III.
September 29, 1276 Christopher II of Denmark king of Denmark from 1320 to 1326 and again from 1329 until his death. He was son of Eric His name is connected with national disaster, as his rule ended in an almost total dissolution of the Danish state
November 29, 1293 Matilda of Hainaut the Princess of Achaea from 1313 to 1318.
September 29, 1305 Henry XIV Duke of Bavaria duke of Lower Bavaria.
June 29, 1318 Yusuf I Sultan of Granada the seventh Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula. He was Sultan between 1333 and 1354
September 29, 1321 John of Artois Count of Eu the son of Robert III of Artois and Jeanne of Valois. The confiscation of his father's goods for attempted fraud in 1331 had left him without an inheritance
June 29, 1326 Murad I the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1362 to 1389. He was the son of Orhan and the Valide Sultan Nilüfer Hatun and became the ruler following his father's death in 1362
November 29, 1329 John I Duke of Bavaria the Duke of Lower Bavaria since 1339.
November 29, 1338 Lionel of Antwerp 1st Duke of Clarence the third son, but the second son to survive infancy, of Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault. He was so called because he was born at Antwerp. Prince Lionel was a true Fleming; born in Flanders of a Flemish mother and the grandson of William I, Count of Hainaut. He grew to be nearly seven feet in height and, being athletic in proportions, was a champion of whom any country might be proud
May 29, 1343 Francesco I Manfredi the lord of Faenza from 1313 until his death. He was the son of Alberghetto Manfredi, one of the main Guelph leader of Romagna, from whom he inherited the lordships of Brisighella, Quarneto and Baccagnano, to which Francesco added other lands starting from 1309
August 29, 1347 John Hastings 2nd Earl of Pembroke an English nobleman and soldier who also held the title Baron Abergavenny. He was born in Sutton Valence, the posthumous son of Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke, and Agnes Mortimer
July 29, 1356 Martin of Aragon King of Aragon, Valencia, Sardinia and Corsica and Count of Barcelona from 1396 and King of Sicily from 1409. He failed to secure the accession of his grandson, Frederic, Count of Luna, and with him the rule of the House of Barcelona came to an end
June 29, 1398 John II of Aragon the King of Aragon from 1458 until 1479, and jure uxoris King of Navarre from 1425 until his death. He was the son of Ferdinand I and his wife Eleanor of Alburquerque. John is regarded as one of the most memorable kings of the 15th century
September 29, 1402 Ferdinand the Holy Prince an infante of the Kingdom of Portugal. He was the youngest of the "Illustrious Generation" of 15th-century Portuguese princes of the House of Aviz and was lay administrator of the Knightly Order of Aviz
May 29, 1421 Charles Prince of Viana the son of King John II of Aragon and Queen Blanche I of Navarre.
May 29, 1427 Françoise d'Amboise born in the castle of Thouars. She was the daughter of the rich noble Louis d'Amboise, prince of Talmont and Viscount of Thouars
November 29, 1427 Zhengtong Emperor an emperor of the Ming Dynasty. He ruled as the Zhengtong Emperor from 1435 to 1449, and as the Tianshun Emperor from 1457 to 1464. His first era name means "Right governance" and the second one means "Obedient to Heaven"
August 29, 1434 Janus Pannonius a Croat-Hungarian Latinist, poet, diplomat and Bishop of Pécs. He was the most significant poet of the Renaissance in the Kingdom of Hungary and one of the better-known figures of Humanist poetry in Europe
May 29, 1439 Pope Pius III Pope from 22 September 1503 to his death on 18 October, 1503.
September 29, 1460 Louis II de la Trémoille a French general. He served under three kings: Charles VIII, Louis XII, and Francis He was killed in combat at the Battle of Pavia
November 29, 1466 Agostino Chigi an Italian banker and patron of the Renaissance.
February 29, 1468 Pope Paul III Pope from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549.
January 29, 1475 Giuliano Bugiardini an Italian painter of the late-Renaissance period known as Mannerism, born and mainly active in Florence.
June 29, 1475 Beatrice d'Este the wife of the Milanese ruler Ludovico Sforza. She was one of the most beautiful and accomplished princesses of the Italian Renaissance. A member of the Este family, she was the younger daughter of Ercole I d'Este and the sister of Isabella d'Este and Alfonso d'Este. Along with her sister, Beatrice was noted for her excellent taste in fashion and for having invented new clothing styles
June 29, 1482 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.
November 29, 1484 Joachim Vadian a Swiss Humanist and scholar and also mayor and reformer in Gallen.
January 29, 1499 Katharina von Bora the wife of Martin Luther, German leader of the Protestant Reformation. Beyond what is found in the writings of Luther and some of his contemporaries, little is known about her. Despite this, Katharina is often considered one of the most important participants of the Reformation because of her role in helping to define Protestant family life and setting the tone for clergy marriages
May 29, 1504 Antun Vrančić a Croatian prelate, writer, diplomat and Archbishop of Esztergom of the 16th century. Antun Vrančić was from Dalmatian town of Šibenik , then part of the Republic of Venice. Vrančić is also known under his Latinized name Antonius Verantius, while Hungarian documents since the 19th century refer to him as Verancsics Antal
August 29, 1504 Elisabeth of Brandenburg-Küstrin a princess of Brandenburg-Küstrin and margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach and Brandenburg-Kulmbach by marriage.
October 29, 1504 Shin Saimdang a Korean artist, writer, calligraphist, noted poet, and the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yulgok. Often held up as a model of Confucian ideals, her respectful nickname was Eojin Eomeoni. Her real name was Yinsun. Her pennames were Saimdang, Inimdang and Imsajae
October 29, 1507 Fernando Álvarez de Toledo 3rd Duke of Alba a Spanish noble, general, and diplomat. He was titled the 3rd Duke of Alba de Tormes, 4th Marquis of Coria, 3rd Count of Salvatierra de Tormes, 2nd Count of Piedrahita, 8th Lord of Valdecorneja, Grandee of Spain, and a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. His motto in Latin was Deo patrum Nostrorum, which in English means "To the God of our fathers"
September 29, 1509 Michael Servetus a Spanish theologian, physician, cartographer, and Renaissance humanist. He was the first European to correctly describe the function of pulmonary circulation, as discussed in Christianismi Restitutio. He was a polymath versed in many sciences: mathematics, astronomy and meteorology, geography, human anatomy, medicine and pharmacology, as well as jurisprudence, translation, poetry and the scholarly study of the Bible in its original languages. He is renowned in the history of several of these fields, particularly medicine and theology. He participated in the Protestant Reformation, and later developed a nontrinitarian Christology. Condemned by Catholics and Protestants alike, he was arrested in Geneva and burnt at the stake as a heretic by order of the city's Protestant governing council
November 29, 1514 Andreas Musculus a German Lutheran theologian. The name Musculus is a Latinized form of Meusel
March 29, 1517 Carlo Carafa successively condottiero in the service of France and of Spain, vying for their protectorates in Italy until 1555, when he was made a cardinal, to 1559 the all-powerful favourite and Cardinal Nephew of Pope Paul IV Carafa, whose policies he directed and whom he served as papal legate in Paris, Venice and Brussels. According to the Jesuit and later Cardinal Pietro Sforza Pallavicino, writing the history of the Council of Trent, his subtlety of spirit and grace of address, physical courage and instinct for glory were overridden by his insatiable thirst for power
June 29, 1517 Rembert Dodoens a Flemish physician and botanist, also known under his Latinized name Rembertus Dodonaeus.
February 29, 1528 Albert V Duke of Bavaria Duke of Bavaria from 1550 until his death. He was born in Munich to William IV and Marie Jacobaea of Baden
February 29, 1528 Archduchess Anna of Austria the daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife Anna of Bohemia and Hungary.