459 in history

Born in 459

Nov 15 B'utz Aj Sak Chiik a king of the Maya city of Palenque. He took the throne on 29 July 487, reigning until his death

Died in 459

Sep 2 Simeon Stylites a Syriac ascetic saint who achieved fame for living 37 years on a small platform on top of a pillar near Aleppo in Syria. Several other stylites later followed his model. He is known formally as Saint Simeon Stylites the Elder to distinguish him from Simeon Stylites the Younger, Simeon Stylites III and Saint Symeon Stylites of Lesbos