1447 in history

Born in 1447

Feb 1 Eberhard II Duke of Württemberg a German nobleman. He was Count of Württemberg-Stuttgart from 1480 to 1496 as Eberhard VI, and later Duke of Württemberg from 1496 until his death as Eberhard II
Jun 27 Jean IV de Rieux a Breton noble and Marshal. He was the son of Jean III de Rieux and Béatrice de Rohan-Montauban
Jul 13 Stephen II of Moldavia a Prince of Moldavia. He ruled alone between September 1434 and August 1435, jointly with Iliaş of Moldavia from August 1435 to May 1443, alone from May 1443 to May 1444, in association with his brother Petru from May 1444 to 1445, and alone until July 1447
Oct 30 Lucas Watzenrode Prince-Bishop of Warmia and patron to his nephew, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
Dec 3 Bayezid II the eldest son and successor of Mehmed II, ruling as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1481 to 1512. During his reign, Bayezid II consolidated the Ottoman Empire and thwarted a Safavid rebellion soon before abdicating his throne to his son, Selim He is most notable for evacuating Jews from Spain after the proclamation of the Alhambra Decree and resettling them throughout the Ottoman Empire
Dec 9 Chenghua Emperor Emperor of the Ming dynasty in China, between 1464 and 1487. His era name means "Accomplished change"
Dec 15 Albert IV Duke of Bavaria from 1467 Duke of Bavaria-Munich, from 1503 Duke of the reunited Bavaria.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1447

Feb 23 Pope Eugene IV Pope from 3 March 1431 to his death in 1447. He is the last pope to take the name "Eugene" upon his election
Feb 23 Humphrey of Lancaster 1st Duke of Gloucester "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fourth and youngest son of King Henry IV of England by his first wife, Mary de Bohun, brother to King Henry V of England, and uncle to the latter's son, King Henry VI of England.
Mar 6 Saint Colette a French abbess and the foundress of the Colettine Poor Clares, a reform branch of the Order of Saint Clare, better known as the Poor Clares. Due to a number of miraculous events claimed during her life, she is venerated as the patron saint of women seeking to conceive, expectant mothers and sick children
Mar 13 Shahrukh Mirza the Timurid ruler of the eastern portion of the empire established by his father, Central Asian warlord Timur who founded the Timurid dynasty, governing most of Persia and Transoxiana between 1405 and 1447. Shāhrukh was the fourth and youngest son of Timur and child of one of his concubines
Apr 11 Henry Beaufort a medieval English clergyman, Bishop of Winchester, an anomaly in being both a bishop and a member of the royal house of Plantagenet, and Cardinal.
Aug 13 Filippo Maria Visconti ruler of Milan from 1412 to 1447.
Dec 2 Vlad II Dracul a voivode of Wallachia. He reigned from 1436 to 1442, and again from 1443 to 1447. He was the father of Mircea II, Vlad Călugărul , Vlad III Dracula, who became posthumously known by the epithet Țepeș , and Radu III the Beautiful