Historical Figures Born in 1440

Ivan the GreatIvan the Great (1440-1505)

Jan 22 Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505) who conquered Lithuania, born in Moscow, Russia

  • Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician, humanist and historian, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1514)
  • Feb 22 Ladislaus V ("the Posthumus"), Árpád dynasty and King of Bohemia (1453-57), King of Hungary and Croatia (1440-44), and Duke of Austria (1440-57), born in Komárom, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1457)