1456 deaths

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  1. Nicolas Grenon
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    Nicolas Grenon

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    Nicolas Grenon (c. 1375 – October 17, 1456) was a French composer of the early Renaissance. He wrote in all the prevailing musical forms of the time, and was a rare case of a long-lived composer who learned his craft in the late 14th century but primarily practiced during the era during which the Renaissance styles were forming.


  2. John of Capistrano
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    John of Capistrano

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    Saint John of Capistrano (Italian: Giovanni da Capistrano, Hungarian: Kapisztrán János, Polish: Jan Kapistran, Croatian: Ivan Kapistran, Serbian: Jovan Kapistran) (June 24, 1386 – October 23, 1456) was a Franciscan priest from Italy. Famous as a preacher, theologian, and inquisitor, he earned himself the nickname 'the Soldier Saint' when in 1456 at age 70 he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire at the siege of Belgrade with the Hungarian military commander John Hunyadi.


  3. John Hunyadi
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    John Hunyadi

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    John Hunyadi (Croatian: Janko Hunjadi, Hungarian: Hunyadi János , Medieval Latin: Ioannes Corvinus or Ioannes de Hunyad, Romanian: Iancu (Ioan) de Hunedoara, Serbian: ????????? ????? / Sibinjanin Janko, Slovak: Ján Hunady) (c. 1407 – 11 August 1456), nicknamed The White Knight was a general (1444–1446) and Regent-Governor (1446–1453) of the Kingdom of Hungary.


  4. Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond
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    Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond

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    Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430 – 1 or 3 November 1456), also known as Edmund of Hadham (Welsh: Edmwnd Tudur), was the father of King Henry VII of England.


  5. Ulrich II, Count of Celje
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    Ulrich II, Count of Celje

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    Ulrich II (Slovene: , Hungarian: ) (1406 – 9 November 1456), also known as Ulrich Cillei, was the last Princely Count of Celje.


  6. Rossello di Jacopo Franchi
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    Rossello di Jacopo Franchi

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    Rossello di Jacopo Franchi (c. 1377 – c. 1456) was an Italian painter and illuminator in Florence. He studied under Mariotto di Nardo, then later joined the Guild of St Luke.


  7. Dalmacio de Mur y de Cervelló
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    Dalmacio de Mur y de Cervelló

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    Dalmacio de Mur y de Cervelló (died 12 September 1456) was a Spanish prelate of the fifteenth century. He served as Bishop of Girona (1415-1418), Bishop of Tarragona (1419-31), and finally Archbishop of Zaragoza (1431-56).


  8. Yi Gae
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    Yi Gae

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    Yi Gae (1417–1456) was a scholar-official of the Joseon Dynasty and one of the six martyred ministers. He was born to a yangban family of the Hansan Yi lineage, and was the great-grandson of Goryeo period philosopher Yi Saek.


  9. Pak Paengnyeon
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    Pak Paengnyeon

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    Pak Paengnyeon (1417–1456) was a scholar-official of the early Joseon Dynasty, and is known as one of the six martyred ministers. He was born to a yangban family of the Suncheon Pak lineage, and was the son of high minister Pak Jeongrim. He passed the lower national service examination at a royal visitation in 1434, and was later appointed to the Hall of Worthies by Sejong. In the 1440s, he participated with other members of the Hall of Worthies in the creation of the Hunminjeongeum and the creation of the Hangul alphabet. He passed the higher literary examination in 1447, and rose to vice-minister of justice under Danjong in 1454.


  10. Seong Sam-mun
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    Seong Sam-mun

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    Seong Sammun (1418–1456) was a scholar-official of early Joseon who rose to prominence in the court of King Sejong the Great (ruled 1418 - 1450). He was executed after being implicated in a plot to dethrone King Sejo (r. 1455 - 1468) and restore his predecessor King Danjong (r. 1452 - 1455), and is known as one of the sayuksin (???, the six martyred ministers) with reference to this plot.


  11. Guillem Sagrera
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    Guillem Sagrera

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  12. Malatesta Novello
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    Malatesta Novello

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    Domenico Malatesta, best known as Malatesta Novello (5 August 1418 – 20 November 1465) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the Malatesta family.


  13. William Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville
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    William Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville

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    William Somerville, 2nd Lord Somerville (died 20 August 1456) was a member of the Scottish Parliament in the mid-15th century. He is the first person to have clearly held the title Lord Somerville, having been created such in 1445, although other sources suggest that his father was the first Lord.


  14. Alfonso (Bishop of Burgos)
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    Alfonso (Bishop of Burgos)

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  15. Alfonso de Cartagena
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    Alfonso de Cartagena

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    Alfonso de Santa María de Cartagena (variants: Alfonso de Carthagena, Alonso de Cartagena) (1384, Burgos—1456, Villasandino) was a Jewish convert to Christianity, a Roman Catholic bishop, diplomat, historian and writer of pre-Renaissance Spain.


  16. Lorenzo Giustiniani
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    Lorenzo Giustiniani

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    Saint Lorenzo Giustiniani (July 1, 1381 – January 8, 1456) is venerated as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. He was Bishop and first Patriarch of Venice.


  17. Peter de Regalado
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    Peter de Regalado

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    Saint Peter de Regalado (Spanish: ; Latin Regalatus) (1390 – March 30, 1456) was a Friar Minor and reformer. He was born at Valladolid.


  18. Yu Seong-won
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    Yu Seong-won

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    Yu Seong-won (also Ryu Seong-won) (died 1456) was a scholar-official of the early Joseon Dynasty, who is remembered as one of the six murdered ministers. He was born to a yangban family of the Munhwa Ryu lineage, but his date of birth is not known.


  19. Yu Eung-bu
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    Yu Eung-bu

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    Yu Eung-bu (died 1456) was a military official of the early Joseon Dynasty and is remembered as one of the six martyred ministers. Yu was born in Pocheon; his date of birth and lineage are not known with certainty.


  20. Ha Wiji
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    Ha Wiji

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    Ha Wiji (1387–1456) was a scholar-official of the early Joseon Dynasty, and is remembered as one of the six martyred ministers. He was born to a yangban family of the Jinju Ha lineage. He passed the lower national service examination in 1435 and received the top score on the higher examination in 1438. He was appointed to the Hall of Worthies by Sejong, and became the leader (gyori) of that institution in 1442. He participated in the editing of various histories and other texts.


  21. Six martyred ministers
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    Six martyred ministers

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    The six martyred ministers or Sayuksin were six ministers of the Joseon Dynasty who were executed by King Sejo in 1456 for plotting to assassinate him and restore the former king Danjong to the throne.


  22. Jacques Cœur
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    Jacques Cœur

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    Jacques Cœur (c. 1395 – November 25, 1456 in Chios), was a French merchant, one of the founders of the trade between France and the Levant.


  23. Đurađ Branković
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    Đurađ Branković

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  24. Vladislav II of Wallachia
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    Vladislav II of Wallachia

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    Vladislav II (died c. August 22, 1456) was a ruler of the principality of Wallachia, from 1447 to 1448, and again from 1448 to 1456.


  25. Charles I, Duke of Bourbon
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    Charles I, Duke of Bourbon

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    Charles de Bourbon (1401 – 4 December 1456, Château de Moulins) was the oldest son of John I, Duke of Bourbon and Marie, Duchess of Auvergne.


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