On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1472

  • Mar 27 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet and translator, dies at 37
  • Apr 6 Pieter Bladelin, Belgian land owner (Middelburg castle), dies
  • Apr 15 Leon B. Alberti, Italian humanist & architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68
  • Apr 25 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies
  • Jul 5 Charles of Artois, Count of Eu, French military leader (b. 1394)
  • Nov 19 Bessarion, Catholic bishop and famed Greek scholar (revived work of Plato), dies