On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1415

  • Apr 15 Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian
  • Jul 6 Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369), burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany
  • Jul 19 Philippa of Lancaster, wife of John I of Portugal (plague) (b. 1359)
  • Oct 13 Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (b. 1381)
  • Oct 25 Anton van Bourgondie, French son of Philip the Stout, dies at 31
  • Oct 25 Eduard, duke of York, dies at 45
  • Oct 25 Philip of Nevers, French earl, dies in battle
  • Oct 25 Robert of Bar, French knight, dies in battle