On This Day

Deaths in History in 1459

  • Mar 3 Ausiàs March, Catalan poet of Valencian literature, dies at 59
  • May 2 Pierozzi Antoninus, Italian archbishop of Florence/saint, dies
  • Oct 18 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies
  • Oct 30 Poggio Bracciolini, Italian humanist, who rediscovered lost classical texts, dies at 79
  • Dec 4 Adolf VIII, Duke of Southern Jutland (b. 1401)