On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1456

  • Jan 8 St. Laurence Justinian [Lorenzo Giustiniani], Italian catholic bishop and 1st Patriarch of Venice, dies at 74
  • May 1 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
  • May 24 Ambroise de LorĂ©, French military commander (b. 1396)
  • Aug 11 Janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49
  • Oct 23 Saint John of Capistrano, Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo, dies at 70
  • Nov 3 Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond and patriarch of the Tudor Dynasty, dies of bubonic plague imprisoned in Carmarthen Castle at 26
  • Nov 25 Jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle