Died in 1471

Jan 18 Emperor Go-Hanazono the 102nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1428 through 1464
Feb 10 Frederick II Elector of Brandenburg a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from 1440 until his abdication in 1470, and was a member of the House of Hohenzollern.
Feb 21 Jan Rokycana a Hussite theologian and a key figure in Bohemian church history.
Mar 22 George of Poděbrady King of Bohemia. He was leader of the Hussites
Apr 14 John Neville 1st Marquess of Montagu KG was, until his final years, a Yorkist leader in the Wars of the Roses, brother of Warwick the Kingmaker and perhaps best known for eliminating Lancastrian resistance in the north of England in the first three years of the reign of Edward IV of England.
Apr 14 Richard Neville 16th Earl of Warwick an English nobleman, administrator, and military commander. The son of Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, Warwick was the wealthiest and most powerful English peer of his age, with political connections that went beyond the country's borders. One of the Yorkist leaders in the Wars of the Roses, he was instrumental in the deposition of two kings, a fact which later earned him his epithet of "Kingmaker" to later generations
May 4 Edward of Westminster Prince of Wales the only son of King Henry VI of England and Margaret of Anjou. He was killed at the Battle of Tewkesbury, making him the only heir apparent to the English throne ever to die in battle
May 6 Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke of Somerset an English nobleman, and a military commander during the Wars of the Roses, in which he supported the House of Lancaster.
May 21 Henry VI of England King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. Until 1437, his realm was governed by regents. Contemporaneous accounts described him as peaceful and pious, not suited for the dynastic wars, such as the Wars of the Roses, which commenced during his reign. His periods of insanity and his inherent benevolence eventually required his wife, Margaret of Anjou, to assume control of his kingdom, which contributed to his own downfall, the collapse of the House of Lancaster, and the rise of the House of York
Jul 25 Thomas à Kempis one of the best known Christian books on devotion. His name means "Thomas of Kempen", his hometown, and in German he is known as Thomas von Kempen. He also is known by various spellings of his family name: Thomas Haemerkken; Thomas Hammerlein; Thomas Hemerken and Thomas Hämerken
Jul 26 Pope Paul II Pope from 30 August 1464 to his death in 1471.
Nov 8 Louis II Landgrave of Lower Hesse the Landgrave of Lower Hesse from 1458 - 1471.
Nov 10 Cristoforo Moro the 67th Doge of Venice. He reigned from 1462 to 1471
Nov 21 João Gonçalves Zarco a Portuguese explorer who established settlements and recognition of the Madeira Islands, and was appointed first captain of Funchal by Henry the Navigator.
Dec 17 Isabella of Portugal Duchess of Burgundy Duchess of Burgundy as the third wife of Duke Philip the Good. Born a Portuguese infanta of the House of Aviz, Isabella was the only surviving daughter of King John I of Portugal and his wife Philippa of Lancaster. Her son by Philip was Charles the Bold, the last Valois Duke of Burgundy. Isabella was the regent of the Burgundian Low Countries during the absence of her spouse in 1432 and in 1441–1443. She served as her husband's representative in negotiations with England regarding trade relations in 1439 and those with the rebellious cities of Holland in 1444