461 in history

461 events chronologically

Aug 2 Majorian is arrested near Tortona (Northern Italy) and deposed by the Suebian general Ricimer as puppet emperor
Aug 7 Roman Emperor Majorian is beheaded near the river Iria in north-west Italy following his arrest and deposition by the magister militum Ricimer
Nov 19 Libius Severus is declared emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The real power is in the hands of the magister militum Ricimer

Died in 461

Aug 7 Majorian the Western Roman Emperor from 457 to 461.
Nov 10 Pope Leo I also known as Saint Leo the Great, reigned from 29 September 440 to his death in 461.