1436 in history

1436 events chronologically

May 4 Assassination of the Swedish rebel (later national hero) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson

Born in 1436

Jan 20 Ashikaga Yoshimasa the 8th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1449 to 1473 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshimasa was the son of the sixth shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori
Jan 26 Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke of Somerset an important Lancastrian military commander during the English Wars of the Roses. He is sometimes numbered the 2nd Duke of Somerset, since the title was re-created for his father after his uncle died. He also held the subsidiary titles of 5th Earl of Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Dorset and 2nd Earl of Dorset
Jun 5 Louis of Cyprus King of Cyprus, reigning together with and in the right of his wife, Queen Charlotte of Cyprus. He was the second son and namesake of Louis, Duke of Savoy, and his wife Anne of Lusignan, daughter of King Janus of Cyprus. He was born in Geneva
Jun 6 Regiomontanus a German mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, translator, instrument maker and Catholic bishop.
Nov 16 Leonardo Loredan the doge of the Republic of Venice from 1501 until his death, in the course of the War of the League of Cambrai.

Died in 1436

Apr 29 Raymond of Sabunde a Catalan scholar, teacher of medicine and philosophy and finally regius professor of theology at Toulouse. He was born in Barcelona , and died in Toulouse
May 4 Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson a Swedish rebel leader and later statesman. He was the leader of the Engelbrekt rebellion in 1434 against Eric of Pomerania, king of the Kalmar Union
May 4 John I Count of Foix Count of Foix from 1428 until his death in 1436. He succeeded his mother Isabella, Countess of Foix. His father was Archambaud de Grailly
Oct 8 Jacqueline Countess of Hainaut Duchess of Bavaria-Straubing, Countess of Holland and Zeeland and Countess of Hainaut from 1417 to 1433. She was also Dauphine of France for a short time between 1415 and 1417 and Duchess of Gloucester in the 1420s, if her marriage to Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, is accepted as valid
Oct 31 Enrique Pérez de Guzmán 2nd Count of Niebla a Spanish nobleman and military figure of the Reconquista. He drowned whilst attempting the Seventh Siege of Gibraltar
Dec 30 Louis III Elector Palatine an Elector Palatine of the Rhine from the house of Wittelsbach in 1410–1436.