On This Day

Famous People Born in 1440

Person of interestIvan the Great

Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505) who conquered Lithuania, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1505)

Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia Ivan the Great
Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia
Ivan the Great
  • Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician, humanist and historian, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1514)
  • Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia