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Deaths in History in 1408

  • Feb 20 Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman, dies at 66
  • May 24 Taejo of Joseon [Yi Seong-gye], King of Joseon (1392-98), dies at 72
  • May 31 Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun, dies at 49
  • Sep 22 Johannes VII Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (1376-77, 90/1404-8), dies