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1. Muhammad

Muhammad was born in 570 in Mecca, Arabia [now Saudi Arabia]. He was previously married to Khadija bint Khuwaylid. He died on June 8, 632 in Medina, Hejaz, Arabia [now Saudi Arabia].

2. Zeynab Kobra

Granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad(PBUH), Daughter of Imam Ali(AS) and Fatima(SA) and Sister of Imam Hossein(AS) who named as Hero of Karbala Martyrdom who saved Imam Sajjad(AS) life as Saviour of Imams and Standing against Yazid Soldiers for Allah and Islam Religion. Zeynab Kobra is Frontline of ...

3. Einhard

Writer | Charlemagne, le prince à cheval

Einhard was born in 770 in Mainfranken, Germany. Einhard was a writer, known for Charlemagne (1993). Einhard died on March 14, 840 in Seligenstadt, Germany.

4. Omar Khayyam

Strangers

Born in a wealthy province of Seljuk-ruled Persia, Omar Khayyam was educated well as a youth and became fascinated by science, especially astronomy and mathematics. He built an observatory and created the Jalalaean Calender that was far more accurate than the Julian Calender in use by his European ...

5. Hildegard von Bingen

Soundtrack | Breath of God

Hildegard von Bingen was born on September 16, 1098 in Bermersheim vor der Höhe, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. She was a composer and writer, known for Breath of God, Personal Shopper (2016) and A Beautiful Mind (2001). She died on September 17, 1179 in Bingen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, ...

6. Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was the founder and first Great Khan (Emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of the Mongol steppe and being proclaimed the universal ruler of the Mongols, or Genghis ...

7. Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi

Writer | Rumi: Poet of the Heart

Jalaluddin Rumi, Scholar in Religious Sciences and famed Sufi Mystic Poet, was born on September 29th 1207 A.D. in Balkh (modern day Afghanistan). Escaping Mongol invasions he travelled extensively to Muslim lands, Bagdad, Mecca, Damascus, Malatia (Turkey). Married Gevher Khatun of Samarquand and ...

8. Thomas Aquinas

Soundtrack | Silence

Thomas Aquinas was born in 1225 in Roccasecca, Kingdom of Sicily [now Sicily, Italy]. Thomas died on March 7, 1274 in Fossanova Abbey, Papal State [now Italy].

9. Albertus Magnus

Albertus Magnus was born in 1193 in Lauingen, Bavaria, Germany. Albertus died on November 15, 1280 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

10. Dante Alighieri

Writer | The Trophy Case: Judgement

Dante Alighieri was born in 1265 into the lower nobility of Florence, to Alighiero di Bellincione d'Alighiero, a moneylender. A precocious student, Dante's education focused on rhetoric and grammar. He also became enamored with a young girl, Beatrice Portinari, whose death in 1290 threw a grieving ...

11. Philippe de Vitry

Composer | Aranymadár

Philippe de Vitry was born on October 31, 1291 in Paris, France. Philippe was a composer, known for Aranymadár (1999). Philippe died on June 9, 1361 in Paris, France.

12. Giovanni Boccaccio

Writer | The Little Hours

Giovanni Boccaccio was born in June 1313 in Certaldo, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a writer, known for The Little Hours (2017), The Decameron (1971) and Decameron's Jolly Kittens (1972). He died on December 21, 1375 in Certaldo, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

13. Sergiy Radonezhskiy

Sergiy Radonezhskiy was born on May 14, 1314 in Varnitsa, Yaroslavl oblast, Russia. Sergiy died on September 25, 1392 in Sergiev Posad, Moscow oblast, Russia.

14. Geoffrey Chaucer

Writer | The Ribald Tales of Canterbury

Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1343 in London, England, UK. He was a writer. He was previously married to Philippa Roet. He died on October 25, 1400 in London, England.

15. Joan of Arc

Writer | HBO First Look

Joan of Arc was born on January 6, 1412 in Domrémy, Duchy of Bar [today Domrémy-la-Pucelle, Grand Est, France]. She was a writer, known for HBO First Look (1992) and Joan of Arc: God's Warrior (2015). She died on May 30, 1431 in Rouen, Normandy [today Rouen, Normandy, France].

16. Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg was born in 1398 in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. He died on February 3, 1468 in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

17. Thomas Malory

Writer | Excalibur

Born around 1414-1420 into an English gentry family, Sir Thomas Malory spent his first couple of decades in quiet obscurity, aside from campaigning at the Siege of Calais in 1436. By 1441 he had been knighted, and had developed a growing interest in politics. In 1445 he became MP for his county and...

18. Dieric Bouts

Art Department | Met Dieric Bouts

Dieric Bouts was born in 1415 in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is known for Met Dieric Bouts (1975) and Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum (2002). He died on May 6, 1475 in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium.

19. Louis XI of France

Louis XI of France was born on July 3, 1423 in Bourges, Berry [now Cher], France. He was previously married to Charlotte of Savoy and Margaret of Scotland. He died on August 30, 1483 in La Riche, Touraine [now Indre-et-Loire], France.

20. Jacobus Barbireau

Music Department | BBC Proms

Jacobus Barbireau was born in 1455 in Belgium. Jacobus is known for BBC Proms (1972). Jacobus died on August 7, 1491 in Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium.

21. Johannes Ockeghem

Music Department | eXtrañas heterodoXias

Johannes Ockeghem was born in 1410 in Saint-Ghislain, Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium. He is known for eXtrañas heterodoXias (2021). He died on February 6, 1497 in Tours, France.

22. Christopher Columbus

Self | Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator who completed four Spanish-based voyages across the Atlantic Ocean sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and colonization of the Americas. His expeditions were the first known ...

23. Heinrich Isaac

Music Department | BBC Proms

Heinrich Isaac was born in 1450 in Brabant, Belgium. Heinrich is known for BBC Proms (1972). Heinrich was previously married to Bartolomea . Heinrich died on March 26, 1517 in Florence, Italy.

24. Leonardo Da Vinci

Writer | The Year of Living Locked Up

The archetypal "Renaissance Man," Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest scientific minds as well as one of the greatest visual artists the human race has ever produced. The illegitimate son of a wealthy Florentine notary, Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman named Caterina, Leonardo was born in ...

25. Raphael

Art Department | Parajanov: The Last Spring

Raphael was born on April 6, 1483 in Urbino, Duchy of Urbino [now Marche, Italy]. He is known for Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992), Night Descends on Treasure Island (1940) and Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum (2002). He died on April 6, 1520 in Rome, Papal State [now Lazio, Italy].

26. Josquin Desprez

Soundtrack | When Will I Be Loved

Josquin Desprez was born in 1440 in France. He was a composer, known for When Will I Be Loved (2004), Vaya con Dios (2002) and Come and Go (2003). He died on August 27, 1521 in Condé-sur-l'Escaut, Nord, France.

27. Niccolò Machiavelli

Writer | Monna Vanna

Born into a time of extreme political upheaveal, Niccolò Machiavelli was a member of the old Florentine nobility. He received a proper humanistic Renaissance education, and as a young man began the climb up the perilous political ladder of Italy. In 1502 he was sent to Romagna as an envoy to Cesare...

28. Albrecht Dürer

Art Department | Unser Sandmännchen

Albrecht Dürer was born on May 21, 1471 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire [now Bavaria, Germany]. He is known for Unser Sandmännchen (1959). He died on April 6, 1528 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire [now Bavaria, Germany].

29. Francesco Guicciardini

Writer | L'età di Cosimo de Medici

Francesco Guicciardini was a writer, known for The Age of the Medici (1972). Francesco died on May 22, 1540 in Arcetri, Florence, Duchy of Florence [now Arcetri, Florence, Tuscany, Italy].

30. Agnolo Firenzuola

Writer | Neskolko lyubovnykh istoriy

Agnolo Firenzuola was born on September 28, 1493 in Florence, Republic of Florence [now Tuscany, Italy]. Agnolo was a writer, known for Neskolko lyubovnykh istoriy (1994). Agnolo died on June 27, 1543 in Prato, Republic of Florence [now Tuscany, Italy].

31. Martin Luther

Soundtrack | Gangs of New York

Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483 in Eisleben, Mansfeld, Holy Roman Empire [now Saxony-Anhalt, Germany]. He was previously married to Katherine Von Bora. He died on February 18, 1546 in Eisleben, Mansfeld, Holy Roman Empire [now Saxony-Anhalt, Germany].

32. Henry VIII

Soundtrack | Hawaiian Eye

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 - 28 January 1547) was King of England from 22 April 1509 until his death in 1547. Henry is best known for his six marriages, and for his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) annulled. His disagreement with Pope Clement VII about such an annulment led...

33. Marguerite de Navarre

Writer | Hry lásky sálivé

Marguerite de Navarre was born on April 11, 1492 in Angoulême, Charente, France. Marguerite was a writer, known for The Tricky Game of Love (1971), L'Heptaméron (Joyeux compères) (1973) and The Other Canterbury Tales (1972). Marguerite died on December 21, 1549 in Odos, ...

34. Francois Rabelais

Writer | Kraft Television Theatre

François Rabelais was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He is primarily known as a writer of satire, of the grotesque, and of bawdy jokes and songs.

Ecclesiastical and anticlerical, Christian and considered by some as a free thinker, a doctor and ...

35. Ludovico Ariosto

Writer | Orlando furioso

Ludovico Ariosto was born on September 8, 1474 in Reggio Emilia, Duchy of Modena and Reggio [now Emilia-Romagna, Italy]. He was a writer, known for Orlando furioso (1974), The Madness of Roland (1992) and Prestige de la musique (1963). He died on July 6, 1553 in Ferrara, Duchy of Ferrara [now ...

36. Pietro Aretino

Writer | Der Kaufmann von Venedig

Pietro Aretino was born on April 20, 1492 in Arezzo, Republic of Florence [now Tuscany, Italy]. He was a writer, known for The Jew of Mestri (1923), The Other Canterbury Tales (1972) and Beautiful Antonia, First a Nun Then a Demon (1972). He died on October 21, 1556 in Venice, Republic of Venice [...

37. Herman Finck

Music Department | BBC Proms

Herman Finck was born on March 21, 1527 in Pirna, Saxony, Germany. Herman is known for BBC Proms (1972). Herman died on December 28, 1558 in Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

38. Michelangelo Buonarroti

Writer | So kindly to the cold stone is the fire...

Michelangelo Buonarroti was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese, Florence, Italy. Michelangelo was a writer, known for So kindly to the cold stone is the fire... (2022). Michelangelo died on February 18, 1564 in Rome, Italy.

39. Michelangelo Buonarotti

Art Department | Yksitoista ihmisen kuvaa

Michelangelo Buonarotti was born on March 6, 1475 in Caprese [now Caprese Michelangelo, Tuscany, Italy]. He is known for Yksitoista ihmisen kuvaa (2012) and Michelangelo (1963). He died on February 18, 1564 in Rome [now Italy].

40. Antonio de Cabezón

Composer | Returns

Antonio de Cabezón was born in 1510 in Castrillo de Matajudios, Spain. He was a composer, known for Returns (2018) and El alquimista (1971). He died on March 26, 1566 in Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.

41. Louise Labé

Writer | Plain-chant

Louise Labé was born in 1524 in Lyon, Rhône, France. Louise was a writer, known for Plain-chant (1970) and Symphonie de printemps (1963). Louise died on April 25, 1566 in Parcieux-en-Dombes, Ain, France.

42. Michel de Nostredame

Writer | Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen

An apothecary before he began to practice the occult, Michel de Nostredame spent the early part of his career battling outbreaks of the bubonic plague in southern France, and northern Italy. Historians attribute his higher-than-average survival rates to his then-radical practice of personal hygiene...

43. Marin Drzic

Writer | Probisvet

Marin Drzic was born in 1508 in Dubrovnik, Republic of Dubrovnik (Ragusa). Marin was a writer, known for Probisvet (1967), TV teatar (1956) and Dundo Maroje (1959). Marin died on May 2, 1567 in Venice, Republic of Venice [now Veneto, Italy].

44. Pieter Bruegel

The Pit and the Pendulum

Pieter Bruegel was an actor, known for The Pit and the Pendulum (1991), Five Revolutionary Painters (1959) and Human Nature: Creating It Comes at Night (2017). He died on September 9, 1569 in Brussels, Southern Netherlands [now Belgium].

45. Benvenuto Cellini

Writer | Una vita scellerata

Benvenuto Cellini was a writer, known for Cellini: A Violent Life (1990). Benvenuto died on February 13, 1571 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

46. Giorgio Vasari

Writer | Raphael Superstar

Giorgio Vasari was born on July 30, 1511 in Arezzo, Tuscany [now Italy]. Giorgio was a writer, known for Raphael Superstar (2016). Giorgio died on June 27, 1574 in Florence [now Italy].

47. Hans Sachs

Writer | Aufruhr im Schlaraffenland

Hans Sachs was born on November 5, 1494 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire [now Bavaria, Germany]. Hans was a writer, known for Scandal in Fairyland (1957) and Katzen können kratzen (1989). Hans died on January 19, 1576 in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire [now Bavaria, Germany].

48. Titian

Art Department | The Queen's Palaces

Titian was born in 1477 in Pieve di Cadore, Republic of Venice [now Veneto, Italy]. Titian is known for The Queen's Palaces (2011) and Night Descends on Treasure Island (1940). Titian was previously married to Cecilia. Titian died on August 27, 1576 in Venice, Republic of Venice [now Veneto, Italy].

49. Luís Vaz de Camões

Soundtrack | The Eyes of My Mother

Luís Vaz de Camões sometimes rendered in English as Camoens or Camoëns, e.g. by Byron in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote...

50. Anton Francesco Grazzini

Writer | Neskolko lyubovnykh istoriy

Anton Francesco Grazzini was born on March 22, 1504 in Florence, Republic of Florence [now Tuscany, Italy]. He was a writer, known for Neskolko lyubovnykh istoriy (1994). He died on February 18, 1584 in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany [now Tuscany, Italy].


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