December 1455 in history

Died in December 1455

Dec 1 Lorenzo Ghiberti a Florentine Italian artist of the Early Renaissance best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the Gates of Paradise. Trained as a goldsmith and sculptor, he established an important workshop for sculpture in metal. His book of Commentari contains important writing on art, as well as what may be the earliest surviving autobiography by any artist
Dec 2 Isabella of Coimbra a Portuguese infanta and a queen consort of Portugal as the first spouse of King Afonso V of Portugal.