|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1420s 1430s 1440s - 1450s - 1460s 1470s 1480s
|Years:||1456 1457 1458 - 1459 - 1460 1461 1462|
|1459 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1459[edit | edit source]
- September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. Yorkists under the Earl of Salisbury defeat a Lancastrian force.
- October 12 - Due to the advance of a royal force on his fortress of Ludlow, The Duke of York flees to Ireland, while his ally Warwick goes to Calais.
- First mention of the Wallachian town of Bucharest.
- City of Jodhpur, in western India, founded by Rao Jodha of Marwar.
|Gregorian calendar||1459 |
|Ab urbe condita||2212|
|Armenian calendar||908 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-385 – -384|
|Coptic calendar||1175 – 1176|
|Ethiopian calendar||1451 – 1452|
|Hebrew calendar||5219 – 5220|
|- Vikram Samvat||1514 – 1515|
|- Shaka Samvat||1381 – 1382|
|- Kali Yuga||4560 – 4561|
|Iranian calendar||837 – 838|
|Islamic calendar||863 – 864|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2119|
|Thai solar calendar||2002|
Births[edit | edit source]
- March 2 - Pope Adrian VI (died 1523)
- March 6 - Jacob Fugger, German banker (d. 1525)
- March 22 - Maximilian I (died 1519)
- October 6 - Martin Behaim, German explorer and cartographer (died 1507)
- December 22 - Cem, pretender to the Ottoman throne (died 1495)
- date unknown - Edward Poyning, Lord Deputy to King Henry VII of England (died 1521)
- probable - Lorenzo di Credi, Florentine painter and sculptor (died 1537)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- March 3 - Ausiàs March, Catalan poet (b. 1397)
- May 3 - Eric of Pomerania, King of Norway, Denmark and Sweden (born 1382)
- September 23 - James Touchet (born 1400) (killed in battle)
- October 30 - Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italian humanist (born 1380)
- November 5 - John Fastolf, English soldier
- December 4 - Adolf VIII, Duke of Southern Jutland (b. 1401)
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People of the year 1459 at Familypedia
9 people were born in 1459
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19 people died in 1459
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11 people were married in 1459.
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|Battle of Blore Heath||23 September 1459 JL|
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