On This Day

Famous People Born in 1432

  • Jan 15 Afonso V, King of Portugal (1438-1481), born in Sintra National Palace, Portugal (d. 1481)
  • Mar 1 Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (d. 1455)

Mehmed the Conqueror

Mar 30 Mehmed the Conqueror [Mehmed II], Ottoman Sultan (1444-45 and 1451-81) who conquered Constantinople, born in Edirne, Ottoman Sultanate (d. 1481)

  • Aug 15 Luigi Pulci, Italian poet (Morgante), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1484)