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December 4, 34 Persius a Roman poet and satirist of Etruscan origin. In his works, poems and satires, he shows a stoic wisdom and a strong criticism for the abuses of his contemporaries. His works, which became very popular in the Middle Ages, were published after his death by his friend and mentor the stoic philosopher Lucius Annaeus Cornutus
July 4, 68 Salonina Matidia the daughter and only child of Ulpia Marciana and wealthy praetor Gaius Salonius Matidius Patruinus. Her maternal uncle was the Roman Emperor Trajan. Trajan had no children and treated her like his daughter. Her father died in 78 and Matidia went with her mother to live with Trajan and his wife, Pompeia Plotina
April 4, 188 Caracalla the popular nickname of Antoninus , Roman emperor of Punic and Syrian descent from 198 to 217. The eldest son of Septimius Severus, he reigned jointly with his father from 198 until Severus' death in 211. For a short time he then ruled jointly with his younger brother Geta until he had him murdered later in 211. Caracalla is remembered as one of the most notorious and unpleasant of emperors because of the massacres and persecutions he authorized and instigated throughout the Empire
March 4, 625 Hasan ibn Ali an important figure in Islam. He is the son of Ali and Fatimah. The latter is the daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. After his father's death, he briefly succeeded him as the Caliph , before retiring to Madinah and entering into an agreement with the first Umayyad ruler, Muawiyah ibn Abi Sufyan, who assumed the Caliphate. Hasan is one of the five people of the Ahl al-Kisa, as well as a member of the Ahl al-Bayt. Hasan ibn Ali is 2nd Imam of Shia Islam. Hasan is also highly respected by the Sunni as the grandson of Muhammad
January 4, 659 Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin the fourth Shiite Imam, after his father Husayn, his uncle Hasan, and his grandfather Ali, the Prophet’s son-in-law. He survived the Battle of Karbala and was taken along with the enslaved women to the caliph in Damascus. Eventually, however, he was allowed to return to Medina where he led a secluded life with only a few intimate companions. Imam Sajjad's life and statements were entirely devoted to asceticism and religious teachings mostly in the form of invocations and supplications. His famous supplications are well known as Al-Sahifa al-Sajjadiyya
July 4, 673 Ecgberht of Kent a King of Kent who ruled from 664 to 673, succeeding his father Eorcenberht.
March 4, 895 Liu Zhiyuan the ethnically-Shatuo founder of the Later Han, the fourth of the Five Dynasties in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period of Chinese history. It, if the subsequent Northern Han is not considered part of its history, was also one of the shortest-lived states in Chinese history, lasting only three years
July 4, 907 Luitpold Margrave of Bavaria the ancestor of the Luitpolding dynasty which ruled Bavaria and Carinthia until the mid-tenth century.
June 4, 946 Guaimar II of Salerno the Lombard prince of Salerno from 901, when his father retired to a monastery, to his death. His father was Guaimar I and his mother was Itta. He was associated with his father in the principality from 893. He was responsible for the rise of the principality: he restored the princely palace, built the palace church of San Pietro a campanile, and restored gold coinage
May 4, 1008 Henry I of France the King of the Franks from 1031 to his death. The royal demesne of France reached its smallest size during his reign, and for this reason he is often seen as emblematic of the weakness of the early Capetians. This is not entirely agreed upon, however, as other historians regard him as a strong but realistic king, who was forced to conduct a policy mindful of the limitations of the French monarchy
October 4, 1032 Sancho VI William of Gascony the Duke of Gascony from 1009 to his death. His reign is most notable for the renewal of Gascons ties with Spain
January 4, 1076 Emperor Zhezong of Song the seventh emperor of the Song Dynasty of China. His personal name was Zhào Xù. He reigned from 1085 to 1100
July 4, 1095 Usama ibn Munqidh a medieval Muslim poet, author, faris , and diplomat from the Banu Munqidh dynasty of Shaizar in northern Syria. His life coincided with the rise of several medieval Muslim dynasties, the arrival of the First Crusade, and the establishment of the crusader states
April 4, 1139 Euphemia of Kiev Queen Consort of Hungary. Euphemia was the daughter of Grand Prince Vladimir II of Kiev and his second wife whose name and ancestry are unknown. She was married to King Coloman of Hungary around 1112. However, her husband, who had been suffering from a serious disease, caught her in adultery and immediately sent her back to Kiev. Euphemia gave birth to her son, Boris , in her father's court, but the son was never recognised by King Coloman
June 4, 1155 Baldwin de Redvers 1st Earl of Devon the son of Richard de Redvers and his wife Adeline Peverel.
October 4, 1160 Alys Countess of the Vexin the daughter of King Louis VII of France and his second wife Constance of Castile.
March 4, 1188 Blanche of Castile Queen of France as the wife of Louis VIII. She acted as regent twice during the reign of her son, Louis She was born in Palencia, Spain, 1188, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and Eleanor of England. Eleanor was a daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine
November 4, 1188 Theobald of Ostia a French cardinal.
October 4, 1189 Gerard de Ridefort Grand Master of the Knights Templar from the end of 1184 until his death in 1189.
November 4, 1203 Dirk VII Count of Holland Count of Holland from 1190 to 1203. He was the elder son of Floris III and Ada of Huntingdon
August 4, 1222 Richard de Clare 6th Earl of Gloucester son of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford and Isabel Marshal. On his father's death, when he became Earl of Gloucester , he was entrusted first to the guardianship of Hubert de Burgh. On Hubert's fall, his guardianship was given to Peter des Roches ; and in 1235 to Gilbert, Earl Marshall
September 4, 1241 Alexander III of Scotland King of Scots from 1249 to his death.
September 4, 1249 Amadeus V Count of Savoy the Count of Savoy from 1285 to 1323. He established Chambéry as his seat. He was the son of Thomas II of Savoy and Beatrice Fieschi
May 4, 1252 Günther von Wüllersleben the eighth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
November 4, 1265 Alfonso III of Aragon the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona from 1285. He conquered the Kingdom of Majorca between his succession and 1287
October 4, 1274 Rudolf I Duke of Bavaria Duke of Bavaria and Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1294 until 1317.
October 4, 1276 Margaret of Brabant the daughter of John I, Duke of Brabant and Margaret of Flanders. She was the wife of Count Henry of Luxemburg and after his coronation in 1308, she became Holy Roman Queen
August 4, 1281 Külüg Khan Emperor Wuzong of Yuan regarded as the seventh Great Khan of the Mongols in Mongolia. His name means "warrior Khan or fine horse Khan" in the Mongolian language
January 4, 1286 Anna Komnene Doukaina Princess-consort of the Principality of Achaea in 1258–1278.
October 4, 1289 Louis X of France a monarch of the House of Capet who ruled as King of Navarre and Count of Champagne from 1305 and as King of France from 1314 until his death.
August 4, 1290 Leopold I Duke of Austria Duke of Austria and Styria – as co-ruler with his elder brother Frederick the Fair – from 1308 until his death. Born at Vienna, he was the third son of King Albert I of Germany and Elisabeth of Gorizia-Tyrol, a scion of the Meinhardiner dynasty
July 4, 1330 Ashikaga Yoshiakira the 2nd shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1358 to 1367 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshiakira was the son of the founder and first shogun of the Muromachi shogunate, Ashikaga Takauji. His mother was and Akahashi Tōshi, also known as and Hōjō Tōshi
October 4, 1331 James Butler 2nd Earl of Ormond a noble in the Peerage of Ireland. He was Lord Justice of Ireland in 1359, 1364, and 1376, and a dominant political leader in Ireland in the 1360s and 1370s
January 4, 1334 Amadeus VI Count of Savoy Count of Savoy from 1343 to 1383. He was the eldest son of Aimone, Count of Savoy and Yolande of Montferrat
January 4, 1338 Muhammed V of Granada the eighth Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula.
February 4, 1338 Louis King of Sicily King of Sicily from 15 September 1342 until his death. He was a minor upon his succession, and was under a regency until 1354. His actual rule was short, for he died in an outbreak of plague the next year. His reign was marked by civil war
September 4, 1338 Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din an imam of Yemen who ruled during the period 1372-1391. He was a Zaydi imam and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad
August 4, 1379 Henry III of Castile the son of John I and Eleanor of Aragon. He succeeded his father as King of Castile in 1390
September 4, 1383 Antipope Felix V an Italian nobleman, the son of Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy and Bonne of Berry. He was surnamed the Peaceful. Born at Chambéry, he was the Count of Savoy from 1391 to 1416 and was elevated by Emperor Sigismund to the Duke of Savoy in 1416. Amadeus was elected, as antipope Felix V, by the Council of Basel-Ferrara-Florence and reigned from November 1439 to April 1449
March 4, 1394 Henry the Navigator an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. Through his administrative direction, he is regarded as the main initiator of what would be known as the Age of Discoveries. Henry was the fifth child of the Portuguese king John I and responsible for the early development of Portuguese exploration and maritime trade with other continents through the systematic exploration of Western Africa, the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, and the search for new routes
June 4, 1394 Philippa of England the Queen of Denmark, Sweden and Norway from 1406 to 1430. She was the consort to Eric of Pomerania, who ruled the three kingdoms. Queen Philippa served as the de facto regent of Sweden in 1420 and the regent of Denmark and Norway from 1423 to 1425
April 4, 1406 Ralph Neville 2nd Earl of Westmorland an English peer.
December 4, 1428 Bernard VII Lord of Lippe the ruler of the Lordship of Lippe from 1429 until his death. Because of the many bloody feuds in which he was involved, he was nicknamed "the Bellicose". He was the longest-ever ruling European nobleman
May 4, 1435 Joan of Valois Duchess of Bourbon the seventh child and fourth daughter of Charles VII of France and Marie of Anjou. She married John II, Duke of Bourbon in 1447. They had no children
October 4, 1437 John IV Duke of Bavaria duke of Bavaria-Munich from 1460 until his death.
February 4, 1438 Philip II Duke of Savoy the Duke of Savoy for the brief reign from 1496 to 1497.
November 4, 1448 Alfonso II of Naples King of Naples from 25 January 1494 to 22 February 1495 with the title King of Naples and Jerusalem. As Duke of Calabria he was a patron of Renaissance poets and builders during his tenure as the heir to the throne of Naples
June 4, 1453 Andronikos Palaiologos Kantakouzenos the last Grand Domestic of the Byzantine Empire. Present in the city at the Fall of Constantinople, he was one of the group of high Imperial officials executed by Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II five days after the city was taken
September 4, 1455 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke of Buckingham KG played a major role in King Richard III's rise and fall. He is also one of the primary suspects in the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower. Buckingham was related to the royal family of England in many different ways, but his connections were all through daughters of younger sons. His chances of inheriting the throne would have seemed remote, but he played the role of a 'kingmaker' for Richard III and, unsuccessfully, for Henry VII
August 4, 1463 Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici an Italian banker and politician, and the brother of Giovanni il Popolano. He belonged to the junior branch of the House of Medici of Florence