Famous People Who Died in 1483

Edward IV

Apr 9 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83), dies of unknown causes at 40

  • Jun 25 Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English noble and writer (translated Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers, possibly 1st book printed in English), beheaded on orders of future Richard III (b. c. 1440)

Louis XI

Aug 30 Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60

  • Nov 2 Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician, beheaded at 49