Events in year of 1440

    No particular events in year of 1440.

    People born in year of 1440

    • 01-22Ivan III [the Great]: Russian Czar (1462-1505) / conquered Lithuania
    • 02-13Hartmann Schedel: German Physician / humanist / historian
    • 02-22Ladislaus V Posthumus: King of Hungary / Bohemia

    People died in year of 1440

    • 09-21Frederik I van Hohenzollern: Ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
    • 10-26Gilles de Rais: French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
    • 12-22Bluebeard: Pirate, executed

    Events in year of 1441

    • 06-24Eton College founded by Henry VI
    • 08-23Holland and Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty

    People born in year of 1441

    • 03-24Ernst I: Elector of Saxon (1464-86)

    People died in year of 1441

    • 07-09Jan / Johannes van Eyck: Flemish Painter (Lamb Gods)