Year 1450 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 15 Battle of Formigny: French defeat the English decisively in the Hundred Years' War, paving the way for the capture of English strongholds in Normandy
  • May 8 Jack Cade's Rebellion: Kentishmen revolt begins against King Henry VI and they march towards London
  • May 9 'Abd al-Latif (Timurid monarch) is assassinated
  • Jul 5 Pope Nicolas V names Walraven van Meurs bishop of Munster
  • Oct 5 Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX

Historical Figures Born in 1450

  • Aug 18 Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet, born in Split, Croatia (d. 1524)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1450

  • Feb 9 Agn├Ęs Sorel, mistress of King Charles VII of France (b. 1421)
  • May 2 William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)
  • May 18 Sejong the Great, 4th King of Joseon (1418-50), dies at 52
  • Jul 12 Jack Cade who led a revolt against English King Henry VI is captured and mortally wounded in Sussex. His head later erected on a pole on London Bridge.
  • Aug 27 Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)