Year 1485 (MCDLXXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
- March 10 – Sophie of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach, German princess (d. 1537)
- April 26 – Sibylle of Baden, Countess consort of Hanau-Lichtenberg (d. 1518)
- June 20 – Astorre III Manfredi, Italian noble (d. 1502)
- June 24
- July 20 – Giovanni Battista Ramusio, Italian geographer (d. 1557)
- August 22 – Beatus Rhenanus, German humanist and religious reformer (d. 1547)
- September 14 – Anna of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mecklenburgian royal (d. 1525)
- October 1 – Johannes Dantiscus, Polish poet and bishop (d. 1548)
- October 8 – Antonio Pucci, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1544)
- November 30 – Veronica Gambara, Italian poet and stateswoman (d. 1550)
- December 16 – Catherine of Aragon, first queen of Henry VIII of England, and daughter of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile (d. 1536)
- date unknown
- January 20 – Eustochia Smeralda Calafato, Italian saint (b. 1434)
- February 28 – Niclas, Graf von Abensberg, German soldier (b. 1441)
- March 16 – Anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456)
- August 7 – Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince (b. c. 1454)
- August 15 – Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen (b. 1419)
- August 22 (killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field):
- King Richard III of England (b. 1452)
- John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk (b. 1430)
- James Harrington, Yorkist knight
- Richard Ratcliffe, supporter of Richard III
- John Babington, High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the Royal Forests
- Robert Brackenbury, English nobleman, courtier and supporter of Richard III
- Walter Devereux, 7th Baron Ferrers of Chartley, supporter of Richard III
- William Brandon, supporter of Henry VII (b. 1426)
- August 25 – William Catesby, supporter of Richard III (executed) (b. 1450)
- October 17 – John Scott of Scott's Hall, Warden of the Cinque Ports
- October 27 – Rodolphus Agricola, Dutch scholar (b. 1443)
- November 4 – Françoise d'Amboise, Duchess of Brittany (b. 1427)
- Date unknown – Kristina Königsmarck, Swedish noblewoman.
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