1428 in history

Born in 1428

May 3 Pedro González de Mendoza a Spanish cardinal and statesman.
Sep 21 Jingtai Emperor Emperor of China from 1449 to 1457. The second son of the Xuande Emperor, he was selected in 1449 to succeed his older brother, the Zhengtong Emperor, when the latter was captured by Mongols following the Tumu Crisis. He reigned for 8 years before being removed from the throne by his brother, who was restored as the Tianshun Emperor. The Jingtai Emperor's era name means "Exalted View"
Nov 2 Yolande Duchess of Lorraine Duchess of Lorraine and Bar. She was the daughter of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, and René of Anjou. Because of her various titles she is also known as Yolande de Lorraine and Yolande d'Anjou. Her younger sister was Margaret of Anjou, Queen consort of Henry VI of England. Though she was nominally in control of major territories, she ceded her power and titles to her husband and her son
Nov 22 Richard Neville 16th Earl of Warwick an English nobleman, administrator, and military commander. The son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, Warwick was the wealthiest and most powerful English peer of his age, with political connections that went beyond the country's borders. One of the Yorkist leaders in the Wars of the Roses, he was instrumental in the deposition of two kings, a fact which later earned him his epithet of "Kingmaker" to later generations
Dec 4 Bernard VII Lord of Lippe the ruler of the Lordship of Lippe from 1429 until his death. Because of the many bloody feuds in which he was involved, he was nicknamed "the Bellicose". He was the longest-ever ruling European nobleman

Died in 1428

Jan 4 Frederick I Elector of Saxony Margrave of Meissen and Elector of Saxony from 1381 until his death. He is not to be confused with his cousin Frederick IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, the son of Balthasar, Landgrave of Thuringia. Frederick the Warlike was never Landgrave of Thuringia
Feb 3 Ashikaga Yoshimochi the 4th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1394 to 1423 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshimochi was the son of the third shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
Aug 30 Emperor Shōkō the 101st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1412 through 1428
Nov 3 Thomas Montacute 4th Earl of Salisbury an English nobleman and one of the most important English commanders during the Hundred Years' War.