On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1481

  • Jan 6 Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Golden Horde (1465-1481)
  • May 3 Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1432)
  • May 21 Christian I, king of Denmark/Norway/Sweden, dies
  • Aug 28 Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies
  • Sep 21 Bartholomeus Platinum, Italian humanist/pontifical librarian, dies
  • Nov 21 Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple, dies in Kyoto, Japan at 87