On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1478

  • Feb 18 Duke of Clarence, privately executed and reputedly drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine
  • Feb 22 Hendrik Herp (Herpius/Harphius), writer (Spieghel volcomenheit), dies
  • Apr 26 Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at ~24
  • Nov 19 Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia (b. 1448)