In the year 1493...

  • Russian nobleman Andrew Zavalushin, later to be known as Saint Adrian of Andrusov, accidentally encounters Saint Alexander of Svir during a stag hunt, leading him to renounce his worldly ways, take the name Adrian, and become a religious ascetic.
  • The name “Finland” appears on a printed map for the first time.

These people were born in 1493:

These people died in 1493:

1492 - 1493 - 1494

15th century

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