On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1505

  • Feb 4 Joan of France, Queen of France (1498) and Catholic saint who founded several religious orders, dies at 40
  • Jun 8 Hongzhi, Emperor of China (b. 1470)
  • Oct 21 Paul Scriptoris, German mathematician

Person of interestIvan the Great

Oct 27 Ivan the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505) who conquered Lithuania, dies at 65

Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia Ivan the Great
Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia
Ivan the Great
  • Dec 18 John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed