1441 in history

Born in 1441

Feb 9 Ali-Shir Nava'i a Central Asian Turkic poet, writer, politician, linguist, mystic, and painter. He was the greatest representative of Chagatai language literature
Mar 24 Ernest Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.
Jun 25 Federico I Gonzaga Marquess of Mantua marquess of Mantua from 1478 to 1484, as well as a condottiero.
Nov 11 Charlotte of Savoy queen of France as the second wife of Louis Of her three surviving children, Charles VIII became king, Anne regent and Joan queen of France.

Died in 1441

Jan 5 John II of Luxembourg Count of Ligny a French nobleman and soldier, a younger son of John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir and Marguerite of Enghien.
Apr 1 Blanche I of Navarre Queen of Navarre from 1425 to 1441. She became queen regnant upon the death of her father King Charles III of Navarre. She was married twice, but only had surviving issue from her second husband, King John II of Aragon, as her only son by Martin I of Sicily died in early infancy
Jul 12 Ashikaga Yoshinori the 6th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1429 to 1441 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshinori was the son of the third shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
Sep 25 Akamatsu Mitsusuke a Japanese samurai of the Akamatsu clan during the Sengoku Period.
Oct 24 Adolf Duke of Bavaria a German nobleman. He was a Duke of Bavaria-Munich in the House of Wittelsbach
Dec 28 Catherine of Brunswick-Lüneburg a member of the House of Welf, a princess of Brunswick-Lüneburg and by marriage, the Electress of Saxony.