On This Day

Deaths in History in 1468

  • Jan 17 Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)

Person of interestJohannes Gutenberg

Feb 3 Johannes Gutenberg, German inventor (movable printing press), dies at 70 (birth date c. 1400)

  • Jun 16 Jean Le Fevre, Burgundian chronicler (b. ca. 1395)
  • Sep 26 Juan de Torquemada, Spanish Catholic cardinal (b. 1388)
  • Oct 28 Bianca Maria Visconti, Duchess of Milan (1450-68), dies at 43
  • Nov 24 Jean de Dunois, French soldier (b. 1402)