On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1419

  • Apr 5 Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint, dies at 69
  • Aug 16 Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (b. 1361)
  • Sep 10 John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy (1404-19), assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France at 48
  • Dec 22 Antipope Pope John XXIII [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15) who opposed Pope Gregory XII and is considered an antipope by the Catholic Church, dies at 81