1432 in history

1432 events chronologically

Dec 8 The first battle between the forces of Švitrigaila and Sigismund Kęstutaitis is fought near the town of Oszmiana (Ashmyany), launching the most active phase of the Lithuanian Civil War

Born in 1432

Jan 15 Afonso V of Portugal King of Portugal and the Algarves. His sobriquet refers to his conquests in Northern Africa
Mar 1 Isabella of Coimbra a Portuguese infanta and a queen consort of Portugal as the first spouse of King Afonso V of Portugal.
Mar 30 Mehmed the Conqueror an Ottoman sultan who ruled first for a short time from August 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to May 1481. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire. Mehmed continued his conquests in Anatolia with its reunification, and in Southeast Europe as far west as Bosnia. Being a highly regarded conqueror, Mehmed is considered a hero in modern-day Turkey and parts of the wider Muslim world. Among other things, Istanbul's Fatih district, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and Fatih Mosque are named after him
Apr 12 Anne of Austria Landgravine of Thuringia a Duchess of Luxembourg in her own right, and as consort, Landgravine of Thuringia and of Saxony.
Aug 15 Luigi Pulci converted to Christianity by Orlando and follows the knight in many adventures.

Died in 1432

May 5 Francesco Bussone da Carmagnola an Italian condottiero.
Jun 1 Dan II of Wallachia a voivode of the principality of Wallachia in the 15th Century, ruling an extraordinary five times, and succeeded four times by Radu II Chelul, his rival for the throne. Of those five periods on the throne of Wallachia , four were within a period of only seven years
Jun 29 Janus of Cyprus a King of Cyprus, King of Armenia and a Titular King of Jerusalem from 1398 to 1432.
Aug 19 Giovanni Caracciolo an Italian nobleman of the Kingdom of Naples, prime minister and favorite of queen Joan II of Naples.
Oct 19 John de Mowbray 2nd Duke of Norfolk an English nobleman.