Year 1458 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 24 Matthias I Corvinus chosen King of Hungary
  • Mar 2 Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen king of Bohemia
  • Jun 12 Magdalen College, Oxford founded by William Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester
  • Aug 19 Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen as Pope Pius II

Historical Figures Born in 1458

  • Feb 15 Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490)
  • May 2 Eleanor of Viseu, Queen of Portugal (1481-95), born in Beja, Portugal (d. 1525)
  • May 25 Mahmud Begada, Sultan of Gujarat (successfully captured Pavagadh and Junagadh forts in battles), born in Ahmedabad, India (d. 1511)
  • Sep 11 Bernardo Accolti [Unico Aretino], Italian writer (Virginia), born in Arezzo, Italy (d. 1535)
  • Oct 3 Saint Casimir, Kingdom of Poland prince and Roman Catholic saint, born in Wawel, Krak√≥w, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1484)