On This Day

Deaths in History in 1457

  • Mar 14 Jingtai, 7th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China (1449-57), dies at 28
  • May 22 Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
  • Aug 1 Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50
  • Nov 23 Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17