1406 in history

Born in 1406

Jan 28 Guy XIV de Laval a French nobleman, known for his account of Joan of Arc. He and his brother André de Lohéac were simultaneously vassals of the duke of Brittany and of the king of France
Apr 4 Ralph Neville 2nd Earl of Westmorland an English peer.
Sep 26 Thomas de Ros 8th Baron de Ros an English peer.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1406

Mar 19 Ibn Khaldun an Arab Muslim historiographer and historian, regarded to be among the founding fathers of modern sociology, historiography and economics.
Apr 4 Robert III of Scotland King of Scots from 1390 to his death. He was known primarily as the Earl of Carrick before ascending the throne at age 53. He was the eldest son of Robert II and Elizabeth Mure and was legitimated with the marriage of his parents in 1347
May 4 Coluccio Salutati a Tuscan humanist and man of letters, and one of the most important political and cultural leaders of Renaissance Florence; as chancellor of the Republic and its most prominent voice, he was effectively the permanent secretary of state in the generation before the rise of the Medici.
Jul 15 William Duke of Austria a member and head of the Leopoldinian Line, ruler of Carinthia, Styria and Carniola.
Nov 1 Joanna Duchess of Brabant the heiress of Duke John III, who died in Brussels, December 5, 1355. Her mother was Marie d'Évreux
Nov 6 Pope Innocent VII Pope from 17 October 1404 to his death in 1406. He was Pope during the period of the Western Schism while there was a rival Pope, Antipope Benedict XIII, at Avignon
Dec 25 Henry III of Castile the son of John I and Eleanor of Aragon. He succeeded his father as King of Castile in 1390