On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1437

  • Jan 3 Catherine of Valois, Queen of Henry V of England, dies at 35
  • Jan 22 Niccolò de' Niccoli, Italian Renaissance humanist who collected classical manuscripts and developed Italics script, dies at about 73

MurderJames I

Feb 21 James I, King of Scotland (1406-37), murdered in a coup attempt at 42

King of Scotland James I
King of Scotland
James I
  • Nov 20 Thomas Langley, bishop of Durham, cardinal and lord chancellor (b. 1363)
  • Dec 9 Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1410-37), dies at 70