Events in year of 1477

  • 01-05Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs. Switz, 7000+ killed
  • 08-19Burgundy and acquires Burgundian possessions in the Netherlands and France
  • 08-19Maximilian I, Son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, weds Mary of
  • 11-181st English printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers"

People born in year of 1477

  • 01-25Anna de Bretagne: Wife of Maximilian of Austria and Louis XII

People died in year of 1477

  • 01-05Charles [the Bold]: Duke of Burgundy / writer, dies at 43
  • 07-22Adolf van Egmond: Duke of Gelre / Earl of Zutphen, dies in battle at 39

Events in year of 1478

  • 01-18Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod
  • 04-261st Easter

People born in year of 1478

  • 02-07Thomas More: Lawyer / lord chancellor of England / Saint (Utopia)
  • 06-22Philips de Schone: Archduke of Austrian / King of Castilia (Philips I)
  • 07-22Philip I [the Handsome]: 1st Habsburg King of Spain (1504-06)

People died in year of 1478

  • 02-18Duke of Clarence: Forced drowning in a wine barrel
  • 02-22Hendrik Herp (Herpius / Harphius): Writer (Spieghel volcomenheit)