On This Day

Deaths in History in 1455

  • Feb 18 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
  • Mar 24 Nicholas V [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57
  • Mar 24 Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies
  • May 22 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
  • May 22 Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, English commander (killed in battle) (b. 1406)
  • Dec 1 Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor, dies at 77