1462 in history

1462 events chronologically

Feb 13 The Treaty of Westminster is finalised between Edward IV of England and the Scottish Lord of the Isles
Jun 17 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia
Sep 17 The Battle of Świecino (also known as the Battle of Żarnowiec) is fought during Thirteen Years' War

Top 7 most famous people born in 1462

Jan 2 Piero di Cosimo an Italian Renaissance painter.
Jan 15 Edzard I Count of East Frisia count of East Frisia from 1491 till his death in 1528.
Feb 1 Johannes Trithemius a German Benedictine abbot and a polymath active in the German Renaissance, as a lexicographer, chronicler, cryptographer and occultist. He took considerable influence on the development of early modern and modern occultism; among his students were Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa and Paracelsus
Feb 21 Joanna la Beltraneja a claimant to the throne of Castile and queen of Portugal as the wife of her uncle, King Afonso V.
Jun 27 Louis XII of France a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1498 to 1515 and King of Naples from 1501 to 1504. The son of Charles, Duke of Orléans, and Maria of Cleves, he succeeded his cousin Charles VIII, who died without a closer heir in 1498
Sep 16 Pietro Pomponazzi an Italian philosopher. He is sometimes known by his Latin name, Petrus Pomponatius
Nov 19 Emperor Go-Kashiwabara the 104th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from November 16, 1500 to May 19, 1526. His personal name was Katsuhito. His reign marked the nadir of Imperial authority during the Ashikaga shogunate

Died in 1462

Mar 27 Vasily II of Moscow the Grand Prince of Moscow whose long reign was plagued by the greatest civil war of Old Russian history.
Mar 31 Isidore II of Constantinople Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1456 to 1462.
May 7 Pasquale Malipiero a Venetian statesman who served as the 66th Doge of Venice from October 30, 1457 until his death. He succeeded Francesco Foscari, and was specifically elected by enemies of the Foscari family. in 1458 he signed into law a number of measures limiting the power of the Council of Ten. He was interred in the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, a traditional burial place of the doges. He was succeeded as Doge by Cristoforo Moro. He was married to Giovanna Dandolo
Nov 11 Anne of Cyprus the daughter of King Janus of Cyprus and Charlotte of Bourbon; and a member of the celebrated Lusignan crusader dynasty. She was Duchess of Savoy as the wife of Louis, Duke of Savoy
Nov 13 Anne of Austria Landgravine of Thuringia a Duchess of Luxembourg in her own right, and as consort, Landgravine of Thuringia and of Saxony.