On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1476

  • Apr 26 Simonetta Vespucci, Italian noblewoman & inspiration of Botticelli, dies at 23
  • Jun 8 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman
  • Jul 6 Regiomontanus [Johannes Müller von Königsberg], German mathematician and astronomer, prepares astronomic tables, dies at 40
  • Aug 4 Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded
  • Dec 26 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered