1448 in history

1448 events chronologically

Sep 28 Christian I is crowned king of Denmark
Oct 17 Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II

Born in 1448

Nov 4 Alfonso II of Naples King of Naples from 25 January 1494 to 22 February 1495 with the title King of Naples and Jerusalem. As Duke of Calabria he was a patron of Renaissance poets and builders during his tenure as the heir to the throne of Naples

Died in 1448

May 25 Danutė of Lithuania a Lithuanian princess, daughter of Kęstutis, Grand Duke of Lithuania. She was married to Janusz I of Warsaw, one of the dukes of Masovia. Very little reliable information is known about her life
Jun 21 Theodore II Palaiologos Despot in Morea from 1407 to 1443.
Sep 23 Adolph I Duke of Cleves the second Count of Cleves and the fourth Count of Mark.
Oct 31 John VIII Palaiologos the penultimate reigning Byzantine Emperor, ruling from 1425 to 1448.