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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 1,670

0013-11-16 - General Tiberius' (later Emperor) triumphant procession through Rome after siege of Germany
0089-01-01 - Gov Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome
0451-06-20 - Germans & Romans beat Atiila the Hun at Catalarinische Fields
0476-08-28 - German ruler Flavius Odoacer captures Pavia
0842-02-14 - Charles II & Louis the German sign treaty
0843-08-10 - Treaty of Verdun: Brothers Lotharius I, Louis the German & Charles the Bare divide France
0860-08-01 - Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German & Lotharius II
0911-11-08 - Duke Koenraad I chosen German king
0911-11-10 - Conrad I elecect German King
0933-03-15 - Battle at Riade: German King Henry I beats Magyaren
0936-08-07 - Otto I the Great becomes King of Germany
0936-08-08 - German king Otto I the Great crowned
0961-05-26 - German King Otto II crowned
0962-02-02 - Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor
0967-12-25 - John XIII crowned Otto II the Red German compassionate emperor
0996-05-21 - Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III as Holy Roman Emperor
0996-06-21 - Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas
1002-06-06 - German King Henry II the Saint crowned
1014-02-14 - Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II Roman German Emperor
1024-09-04 - Conrad II (the Elder) chosen as King of Germany
1024-09-08 - Duke Koenraad II chosen German king
1027-03-26 - John XIX crowns Conrad II Holy Roman Emperor, founder of the Salian dynasty
1028-04-14 - German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king
1037-05-28 - German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"
1046-12-20 - Synod of Sutri: German King Henry III removes Popes Gregory VI
1046-12-25 - Pope Clemens VI crowns Henry III as Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor Henry IVHoly Roman Emperor Henry IV 1064-04-30 - German King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland
1075-06-09 - Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German King Henry IV beats Saksen
1076-01-24 - Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII
1077-01-21 - German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1077-01-28 - German King Henry IV is absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII after his penitent Walk to Canossa.
1077-01-30 - Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV
1077-10-30 - Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV gives the district of Stavoren to the bishop of Utrecht (Conrad, his former tutor)
1083-06-03 - Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral
1084-03-31 - Anti-pope Clemens crowns German King Hendrik IV as Holy Roman Emperor
1087-05-30 - German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad
1090-07-03 - Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II
1096-06-25 - 1st Crusade slaughter Jews of Werelinghofen Germany
1099-01-06 - Henry V crowned German king
1111-02-12 - German King Hendry V arrives at St Peter, Rome
1111-04-13 - Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II
1125-08-30 - Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany
1125-09-13 - Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III
1133-06-04 - Rome-Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman-German emperor
1138-03-07 - Conrad II von Hohenstaufen re-elected German king
1138-03-13 - German king Koenraad II von Hohenstaufen crowned
1147-10-25 - Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1152-03-04 - Frederick I Barbarossa elected Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Empire Frederick BarbarossaHoly Roman Empire Frederick Barbarossa 1155-06-18 - Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor
1165-11-25 - Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I (Barbarossa) visits Utrecht
1198-09-05 - Philips van Zwaben Hohenstaufen crowned king of Roman Catholic Germany
1205-03-06 - Aken, [Philips van Zwaben], crowned Roman-Catholic German King
1208-11-11 - Otto van Wittelsbach chosen German king
1209-10-04 - Pope Innocent II crowns German king Otto of Wittelsbach
1215-07-25 - Frederick II (20) crowned king of the Romans
1220-04-26 - German king Frederick II grants bishops sovereign rights
1221-11-22 - Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Roman-German Emperor
1227-09-29 - Pope Gregory IX excommunicate German emperor Frederik II
1229-03-18 - German emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem
1230-07-27 - Treaty of San-Germano between Emperor Frederik II & Pope Gregory IX
1241-04-09 - Battle of Liegnitz - Mongol armies defeat Poles & Germans
1241-05-25 - 1st attack on Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1247-10-03 - Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor
1248-11-01 - Earl Willem II of Holland crowned as RC German emperor
1264-08-05 - Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
1268-10-29 - Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic church.
1273-10-01 - Earl Rudolf van Habsburg becomes Roman Catholics-German king
1285-10-12 - 180 Jews refuse baptism in Munich Germany, they are set on fire
1298-06-23 - Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany
1298-06-25 - Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany
1298-07-02 - Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf & Albrecht I
1298-07-23 - Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg Germany massacred
1298-10-19 - Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered
1307-01-18 - German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia
1310-08-31 - German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia
1312-06-29 - Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII crowned
1338-06-16 - German monarch declares pope & king's decree redundant
1338-07-16 - German monarch signs Treaty of Rense
1346-04-13 - Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy
1347-07-11 - Heir to the Bohemian throne elected German anti-king Charles IV
1349-01-30 - Gunther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king
1349-01-30 - Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred
1349-03-21 - 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany
1349-03-22 - Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)
1349-04-30 - Jewish community at Radolszell, Germany, exterminated
1349-08-24 - Jews of Cologne Germany set themselves on fire to avoid baptism
1349-09-10 - Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death
1349-11-29 - Jews of Augsburg Germany massacred
1356-01-10 - German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
1362-01-16 - A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt.
1370-02-17 - Battle at Rudau: Germany beats Lithuania
1374-06-24 - A sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
1430-05-05 - Jews are expelled from Speyer Germany
1436-07-05 - German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten
1438-03-18 - Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Germany
1452-03-19 - Frederick III of Hapsburg crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Nicholas V in Rome
1488-02-05 - Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium
1492-05-15 - Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kill 232 residents of Alkmaar, Netherlands
1492-10-24 - 24 Jews are burned at stake in Mecklenburg Germany
1493-08-19 - Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I becomes Archduke of Austria

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 2,481

0801-09-08 - Ansgar, German Catholic archbishop (d. 865)
0912-11-23 - Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
0973-05-06 - Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24)
0975-07-25 - Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler
1017-10-28 - Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor (1046-56)
1051-09-21 - Bertha of Savoy, German queen and Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1087)
1074-02-12 - Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)
1081-01-08 - Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)
1098-09-16 - Hildegard of Bingen, German magistra and the first composer whose biography is known (d. 1179)
1194-12-26 - Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily
1211-02-12 - Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)
1218-05-01 - Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1291)
1228-04-25 - Conrad IV, Andria Italy, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily (d. 1254)
1276-10-04 - Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany (d. 1311)
1352-05-05 - Ruprecht, Roman catholic German king
1361-02-26 - Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)
1367-06-28 - Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia
1368-02-15 - Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1397-08-10 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
1397-08-16 - Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany
1415-09-21 - Frederick III, Innsbruck Austria, German Emperor (1440-1493)
1420-08-24 - Albrecht van Eyb, German humanist/parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt)
1423-05-30 - Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1461)
1440-02-13 - Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
1452-12-10 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)
1459-02-01 - Conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)
1459-03-06 - Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant
1459-03-22 - Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria
1459-10-06 - Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (d. 1507)
1462-02-01 - Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)
1467-01-14 - Henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia
1468-02-14 - Johann Werner, German mathematician (d. 1522)
1471-05-21 - Albrecht Durer, Nornberg Germany, Renaissance painter/print maker
1471-08-27 - George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)
1471-10-15 - Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)
1475-12-24 - Thomas Murner, German writer (d.c. 1537)
1477-01-14 - Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
1477-01-16 - Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
1477-03-20 - Jerome Emser, German theologian (d. 1527)
1481-03-02 - Franz von Sickingen, German knight
1483-01-12 - Count Henry III of Nassau-Breda, Stadholder of Holland and Zeeland 1515-1521 (d. 1538)
Founder of Protestanism Martin LutherFounder of Protestanism Martin Luther (1483-11-10) 1483-11-10 - Martin Luther, Eisleben Germany, founded Protestantism, (d.1546)
1483-12-03 - Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1484-01-17 - George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545)
1485-06-24 - Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (d. 1558)
1486-01-06 - Martin Agricola, [M Sore], German composer/cantor
1486-09-14 - Agrippa von Nettesheim, German occultist/alchemist/royal astrologer
1486-11-13 - Johann Eck, German theologian (d. 1543)
1488-01-06 - Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Silvae)
1488-04-21 - Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot
1489-08-10 - Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
1490-06-28 - Albrecht von Brandenburg, German archbishop/monarch of Mainz/cardinal
1492-04-04 - Ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)
1493-06-05 - Justus Jonas, German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
1494-03-24 - Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
1494-04-20 - John Agricola, [Schneider], German theologist/prime minister
1494-11-05 - Hans Sachs, German composer, playwright and shoemaker
1495-04-16 - Petrus Apianus, German mathematician (d. 1557)
1497-02-15 - Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1498-12-19 - Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1499-06-24 - Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
1500-04-12 - Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist
1501-01-17 - Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)
1501-02-24 - Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)
1502-01-10 - Hendrik Niclaes, German/Dutch merchant/cult leader (Children of God)
1502-04-25 - Georg Major, German Protestant theologian (d. 1574)
1503-03-10 - Ferdinand I, German emperor (1558-64)
1503-06-01 - Wilhelm von Grumbach, German lt col
1503-10-23 - Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)
1504-01-01 - Caspar Cruciger, German church reformer
1511-11-22 - Erasmus Reinhold, Germany, mathematician (calculated planetary table)
1515-10-04 - Lucas Cranach, the Younger, German painter
1516-04-23 - Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)
1518-08-08 - Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561)
King of France Henry IIKing of France Henry II (1519-03-31) 1519-03-31 - Henry II, King of France (1547-59)
1522-11-09 - Martin Chemnitz, German theologian (d. 1586)
1524-02-10 - Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580)
1525-01-06 - Caspar Peucer, German reformer (d. 1602)
1527-07-31 - Maximilian II, German King/Emperor (1564-76)
1529-04-03 - Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
1531-09-14 - Philipp Apianus, [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geography/cartographer
1532-12-26 - Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)
1534-07-18 - Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)
1534-11-05 - Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
1539-03-25 - Christopher Clavius, German mathematician (d. 1612)
1539-12-20 - Paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer
1540-01-28 - Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)
1540-07-11 - Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
1546-02-14 - Johann Pistorius, German theologist/historian
1547-03-01 - Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
1547-09-22 - Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
1550-09-30 - Michael Maestlin, German mathematician (d. 1631)
1552-07-18 - Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
1555-12-04 - Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet (d. 1625)
1555-12-27 - Johann Arndt, German Lutherian theologist
1556-08-10 - Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer
1560-06-25 - Wilhelm Fabry, German surgeon (d. 1634)
1561-08-29 - Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1564-03-09 - David Fabricius, Essens Germany, astronomer (discoved variable star)
1569-11-11 - Martin Ruland the Younger, German physician and alchemist (d. 1611)

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 12 of 12

Composer Johann Sebastian BachComposer Johann Sebastian Bach (1707-10-17) 1707-10-17 - German composer Johann S Bach marries for the 1st time his cousin Maria Barbara Bach
1806-10-14 - German writer, artist and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe marries mistress Christiane Vulpius in Weimar
1837-03-28 - German composer Felix Mendelssohn (27) marries Cécile Jeanrenaud (20)
1870-08-25 - German composer Richard Wagner (57) weds Franz Liszt's daughter Cosima Liszt (32) at a Protestant church in Lucerne, Switzerland
1934-01-07 - Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld
1966-03-10 - Dutch Crown Princess Beatrix (Queen Beatrix) marries German aristocrat Claus von Amsberg in Amsterdam
1966-07-14 - Sex symbol of the 1960s Brigitte Bardot (31) weds German millionaire playboy Gunter Sachs (33) in Las Vegas
Composer Richard WagnerComposer Richard Wagner (1870-08-25) 2001-10-22 - Tennis champion Andre Agassi (31) weds fellow tennis champion Steffi Graf (32) in Las Vegas, Nevada
2005-05-18 - Television presenter and former Miss Germany Verona Feldbusch (37) weds German entrepreneur Franjo Pooth at the San Diego Court House in San Diego, California
2005-05-21 - "Second Time Around" actor Boris Kodjoe (32) weds "Soul Food" actress Nicole Ari Parker (34) in Gundelfingen, Germany
2005-10-22 - German film and television actress Uschi Glas (61) weds Dieter Hermann in Munich Palace
2009-07-11 - Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

2010-06-06 - Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (40) divorces German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 1,661

0482-01-08 - Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies
0493-03-15 - Odiaker (Odoacer), German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), murdered
0532-10-17 - Boniface II, 1st "German" Pope, dies
0753-11-03 - Pirminius, German saint (b. 753)
Holy Roman Emperor CharlemagneHoly Roman Emperor Charlemagne (0814-01-28) 0814-01-28 - Charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71
0849-08-18 - Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian
0865-02-03 - Ansgar/Anscharius/Oskar, German 1st (arch)bishop of Hamburg/saint, dies
0876-08-28 - Louis the German, King of East France Empire (833-76), dies
0876-09-28 - Louis the German, King of Eastern Francia (b. 804)
0882-01-20 - Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies
0911-09-24 - Ludwig III, the child, last Carolingian German King (899-911), dies
0918-09-23 - Koenraad I, German duke/king (911-18), dies at 42
0918-12-21 - Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies
0918-12-23 - Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies. Born 890
0928-09-15 - Louis III, the Blind Proveneaals king of Lombardije/Germany, dies at 48
0936-07-02 - Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies
0946-01-26 - Eadgyth, German Queen
0968-03-14 - Matilda of Ringelheim, German Queen (c. 895)
0973-07-04 - Ulrich of Augsburg, German bishop (b. 890)
0983-12-07 - Otto II the Red, German king/emperor (973-83), dies at about 28
0991-06-15 - Theophanu, wife of Holy Roman Emperor Otto II and regent of Otto III, dies (b. 960)
0999-02-18 - Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
0999-12-16 - Saint Adelaide, Holy Roman Empress, wife of Emperor Otto I and regent to Otto II, dies at about 68
1002-01-23 - Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21
1024-07-13 - Henry II, the Monk, German King (1002-24), dies
1039-06-04 - Conrad II the Salian, King/Emperor of Germany (1024/27-39), dies at 49
1043-02-15 - Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1068-11-09 - Agnes of Poitou, duchess of Aquitania/mother of German Empress, dies
1077-12-14 - Agnes of Poitou, German empress/wife of emperor Henry III, dies
1085-09-04 - Irmgarde van Keulen, German countress of Aspel/saint, dies
1100-09-16 - Bernold of Constance, German chronicler (b. 1054)
1101-07-27 - Conrad II, King of Germany and Italy (b. 1074)
1101-10-06 - Bruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order
1103-01-17 - Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies
Holy Roman Emperor Henry IVHoly Roman Emperor Henry IV (1106-08-07) 1106-08-07 - Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54
1125-05-23 - Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
1125-05-25 - Hendrik V, last Salische German king, dies
1143-09-24 - Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)
1152-02-15 - Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1197-09-28 - Henry VI von Hohenstaufen, Roman Catholic German King (1169-97), dies
1208-06-21 - Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177)
1226-11-14 - Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)
1242-02-12 - Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide
1250-12-13 - Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
1254-05-21 - Conrad IV of Germany (b. 1228)
1256-01-28 - Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22
1273-10-09 - Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Germany
1280-11-15 - Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87
1291-07-15 - Rudolf I, King of Germany & Holy Roman Empire, dies
1298-07-02 - Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
1308-05-01 - Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
1312-10-28 - Elisabeth of Tirol, German queen
1313-08-24 - Henry VII, Roman Catholic German King/emperor (1308/12-13), dies
1328-04-30 - ... Eckhard, German theologist/mystic, dies
1330-01-13 - Frederick I (III), the Fair, Duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies (b. 1286)
1347-10-11 - Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies
1349-06-14 - Gunther Van Schwarzburg, German anti-king 1349, dies at about 44
1351-07-20 - Margaretha Ebner, German visionary (b. 1291)
1356-01-23 - Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies
1361-06-16 - John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61
1366-01-25 - Henry Suso, German mystic
1378-11-29 - Charles IV, Roman-German King/German emperor (Univ of Prague), dies
1380-12-24 - John von Neumarkt, German bishop/Chancellor Karel IV, dies
1381-05-15 - Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron
1399-07-13 - Peter Parler, German architect (b. 1330)
1401-05-18 - Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 - 1378, count palatine of Poland
1410-05-18 - Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1410-07-15 - Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)
1415-07-06 - Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369), burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany
1418-03-22 - Dietrich of Nieheim, German historian
1437-12-09 - Sigismund, German Emperor/king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 70
1439-10-27 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1397)
1461-04-08 - Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)
1464-08-17 - Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies
1468-02-23 - John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies
1473-01-24 - Conrad Paumann, German blind organist/composer, dies
1475-06-24 - Albrecht von Eyb, German parson (Bamberg & Eichstattt), dies at 54
1485-02-28 - Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)
1491-02-02 - Martin Schongauer, German painter, dies at 40
1491-10-12 - Fritz Herlen, German artist
1493-08-19 - Frederick III of Innsbruck, German Emperor (1440-1493), dies at 77
1496-03-12 - Johannes de Lapide, [Johan Heynlin], German philosopher, dies
1498-12-07 - Alexander Hegius von Heek, German humanist
1499-07-22 - Neithart Fox, [Jonker Fox], German passage leader, slain in battle
1504-12-21 - Bertold von Henneberg-Römhild, German archbishop and elector (b. 1442)
1505-10-21 - Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician
1507-07-29 - Martin Behaim, German-born navigator and geographer (b. 1459)
1508-02-04 - Conrad Celtes, German humanist scholar (b. 1459)
1514-11-28 - Hartmann Skull, German physician/historian (Skull's Liederbuch), dies
1516-12-13 - Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (b. 1462)
1517-01-01 - Hermann Vischer, the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies
1519-09-21 - Hans Backofen/Backoffen, German sculptor, dies at about 49
1519-11-30 - Michael Wolgemut, German painter (Weltchronik), dies at about 85
1523-08-29 - Ulrich von Hutten, German poet/humanist/patriot, dies at 35
1525-05-27 - Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1525-12-30 - Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66
1526-03-30 - Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
1527-11-08 - Jerome Emser, German theologian (b. 1477)
1528-04-06 - Albrecht Durer, German painter/graphic artist, dies in Germany at 56
1529-01-07 - Peter Vischer, the Old, German count of Sebaldus, dies


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