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Celebrity Deaths 1400-1499

Paying tribute to the famous people we've lost from 1400-1499 – in memoriam
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Last updated: December 22, 2021
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The author of The Canterbury Tales
1400
Geoffrey Chaucer
Czech theologian and philosopher who became a Church reformer
1415
Jan Hus
The king of England who won victory at Agincourt
1422
King Henry V
Peasant girl who claims she was chosen by God to lead the French army
1431
Joan of Arc
Chinese mariner, explorer and diplomat during early Ming dynasty
1433
Zheng He
Painter active in Bruges who supposedly invented oil painting
1441
Jan van Eyck
Design of the dome of the Florence Cathedral
1446
Filippo Brunelleschi
Leading Hungarian military and political figure of Wallachian ancestry
1456
John Hunyadi
Nickname of the Portuguese explorer Prince Henry
1460
The Navigator
Early Renaissance sculptor of the bronze David
1466
Donatello
Inventor of mechanical movable-type printing press
1468
Johannes Gutenberg
Albanian military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire
1468
Skanderbeg
Unifier of the Aztec Empire of pre-Colombian Central America
1469
Montezuma I
The English king during the War of the Roses
1471
King Henry VI
Founder of the Inca Empire of South America
1472
Pachacuti
Voivode of Wallachia known as Dracula
1476-77
Vlad Tepes
Ruler of the Ottoman Empire who brought an end of all of the Roman Empire
1481
Mehmed II
Queen of England and nominally Queen of France
1482
Margaret of Anjou
Last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty
1485
Richard III
Italian / English explorer of Newfoundland
1498
John Cabot
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