Events in year of 1458

  • 01-24Matthias I Corvinus chosen King of Hungary
  • 03-02Hussite George van Podiebrad chosen King of Bohemia
  • 08-19Aenea Silvio Piccolomini chosen Pope Pius II

People born in year of 1458

  • 09-11Bernardo Accolti [Unico Aretino]: Italian writer (Virginia)
  • 10-05Kazimierz de Saint: Polish ruler / Saint

People died in year of 1458

  • 06-27Alfonso V: King of Aragon / Sicily / Naples (Alfonso I)
  • 06-29Mapheus Vegius [Maffeo Vegio]: Italian lawyer / humanist / poet
  • 08-06Callistus III [Alfonso the Borja]: Pope (1455-58), dies at 79

Events in year of 1459

  • 05-12Sun City India founded by Rao Jodhpur
  • 06-01Pope Pius II opens Congress of Mantua
  • 10-12Battle at Ludfor: Richard of York defeated

People born in year of 1459

  • 03-02Adrian VI [Adriaan F Boeyens]: Netherlands -- Pope (1522-23)
  • 03-06Jacob Fugger: German banker / Merchant
  • 03-22Maximilian I of Habsburg: German Emperor / Archduke of Austria
  • 12-22Djem Sultan: Son of Turks Sultan Mehmed II

People died in year of 1459

  • 03-03Ausias March: Catalan poet
  • 05-02Pierozzi Antoninus: Italian Archbishop of Florence / saint
  • 10-18Jan of Heinsberg: Bishop of Luik (1419-56)
  • 10-30Gianfrancesco Poggio Bracciolini: Chancellor of Florence