Calendar overview 1462
|Ivan III Vasilyevich becomes Grand Duke of Moscow .||Greifswald , Heinrich Rubenow , is murdered.|
|Keckhans von Gemmingen defeated Count Ulrich V von Württemberg in the battle of Seckenheim .|
|1462 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||910/911 (turn of the year July)|
|Aztec calendar||8th house - Chicuei Calli (until the end of January / beginning of February: 7th Feuerstein - Chicome Tecpatl )|
|Buddhist calendar||2005/06 (southern Buddhism); 2004/05 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||69th (70th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||824/825 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||866/867 (turn of the year 25/26 September)|
|Jewish calendar||5222/23 (August 25-26)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1772/73 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1773/74 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1518/19 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Holy Roman Empire
- A force of troops from Bohemia and Eger invaded the Sechsämterland during the Bavarian War and caused considerable damage through destruction and looting. The bailiff Friedrich von Dobenck at Thierstein Castle sets fire to the village of Thierstein to prevent opposing troops from holing up in it. Since he takes the villagers into the castle, he can only resist for a short time due to the supply situation, and Hohenberg Castle is also handed over. Bohemian troops burned Weißenstadt down in the spring . On the Katharinenberg near Wunsiedel , Jobst von Schirnding finally succeeds in repelling the Bohemians after their unsuccessful six-week siege of the city due to differences between the partners Eger and Bohemia.
- June 30th : The Battle of Seckenheim is a decisive battle in the Badisch-Palatinate War . Elector Friedrich von der Pfalz defeats Ulrich V von Württemberg and takes him prisoner.
- October 28 : Decision in the Mainz collegiate feud : Archbishop Adolf II of Nassau conquers Mainz and ends its existence as a Free City after more than 200 years .
- In Frankfurt am Main , a district outside the city walls is being completed to which the city's Jews have to move.
- The quarter division of Styria takes place at the Leibnitzer General Parliament .
Other events in Central Europe
- May 7th : Pasquale Malipiero , Doge of Venice , dies. He is succeeded by Cristoforo Moro . Under him, the long, peaceful epoch of the Maritime Republic came to an end.
- September 17th : In the Battle of Schwetzin in the Thirteen Years' War , the army of the Kingdom of Poland under its leader Piotr Dunin in alliance with the Prussian Federation wins over the Teutonic Order and the Duchy of Pomerania .
- December 2nd : Johann Giskra takes the Wallachian King Vlad III. Drăculea captured by a deception and handed him over to the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus .
- March 27 : Ivan III. becomes ruler of the Grand Duchy of Moscow after the death of his father Vasily II .
- August 16 : In the course of the Reconquista , the Kingdom of Castile conquers the Moorish Gibraltar from the Emirate of Granada .
Voyages of discovery
- January 22 : The Portuguese discover the island of São Vicente , one of the Atlantic located Cape Verde Islands .
- The Genoese in the Portuguese service Antonio de Noli founds a small garrison on the Cape Verde island of Santiago called Ribeira Grande , today's Cidade Velha . It is the first permanent European settlement in the tropics.
- Ulrich Haan opens Vienna's first book printing company, but it is soon destroyed by the mob because of a pamphlet printed by him against Mayor Holzer. Haan emigrates to Rome.
Culture and religion
- March 31 : Pope . Pius II with the discards Hussite existing Bohemian compacts and demands the church reunification in Bohemia . Only over a century later did this wish come true.
- Johannes Fust and Peter Schöffer print the Fust Schöffer Bible in Mainz in Latin and in Gotico-Antiqua script . It is the first edition of the Bible to mention the printer, the date of printing and a printer's stamp.
Date of birth saved
- January 2 : Piero di Cosimo , Italian painter and draftsman († 1521 )
- January 17th : Peter IV. Von Rosenberg , Bohemian nobleman and governor († 1523 )
- February 1 : Johannes Trithemius , German abbot, scholar, humanist, author, cryptologist and witch theorist († 1516 )
- February 28 : Joan of Castile , Spanish nobleman, Princess of Castile, Queen of Portugal († 1530 )
- May 31 : Philip II , German nobleman, Count von Hanau-Lichtenberg († 1504 )
- June 27th : Louis XII. , King of France († 1515 )
- July 24 : Johannes Manardus , Italian doctor († 1536 )
- August 26 : Piero de Ponte , Italian 45th Grand Master of the Order of Malta († 1535 )
- September 8 : Konrad Adelmann von Adelmannsfelden , German humanist and canon († 1547 )
- September 16 : Pietro Pomponazzi , Italian philosopher and humanist († 1525 )
- September 26 : Engelbert von Kleve , German nobleman, Count of Nevers and Eu († 1506 )
- November 26 : Alexander von Pfalz-Zweibrücken , German nobleman, Duke of Zweibrücken and Veldenz († 1514 )
- December 28 : Luise of Savoy , French noblewoman and nun, Catholic blessed († 1503 )
Exact date of birth unknown
- Fabian von Auerswald , German nobleman, author († after 1540)
- Jodocus Badius , Flemish printer, humanist († 1535 )
- Piero di Cosimo , Italian painter, draftsman († around 1521 )
- Jakob Köbel , German town clerk, author, printer, publisher († 1533 )
- Jakob von Liebenstein , German nobleman, Archbishop of Mainz († 1508 )
- Petrus Magni , Swedish bishop († 1534 )
- La Sen Thai Puvanart , Laotian King by Lang Chang († 1495 )
- Clemente Grosso della Rovere , Italian nobleman, cardinal († 1504 )
- Ulrich von Sax , Swiss diplomat, mercenary leader, military entrepreneur, 1st Commander in Chief of the Swiss Army († 1538 )
First half of the year
- February 20 : Aubrey de Vere , English knight
- March 27 : Vasily II , Grand Duke of Moscow (* 1415 )
- April 28 : Ulrich II. Von Rosenberg , Bohemian nobleman, Lord von Rosenberg, governor in Bohemia (* 1403 )
- May 7th : Pasquale Malipiero , Venetian procurator, 66th Doge of Venice (* around 1392 )
- May 8 : Palla Strozzi , Italian merchant, humanist (* around 1373 )
- May 14 : Jeanne de Marle , Countess of Marle and Soissons (* around 1415 )
- May 22nd : Johann II of Görz , German nobleman, Count of Görz (* around 1433 )
- May 28 : Luis de Beaumont , Navarre nobleman, 1st Conde de Lerín (* 1412 )
- June 25 : Catherine d'Alençon , French noblewoman, Duchess of Bavaria-Ingolstadt (* before 1396)
Second half of the year
- September 1st : Theobald Schweinpeck , Austrian Bishop of Lavant
- September 17th : Anna of Saxony , German noblewoman, Princess of Saxony, Landgrave of Hesse (* 1420 )
- November 11th : Anne de Lusignan , Duchess of Savoy (* 1418 )
- November 13th : Anna of Austria , Austrian princess, Landgrave of Thuringia, Duchess of Saxony, Duchess of Luxembourg (* 1432 )
- November 14th : George Douglas , Scottish nobleman, 4th Earl of Angus (* 1429 )
- November 22nd : Heinrich von Hewen , Swiss nobleman, Bishop of Konstanz (* around 1398 )
- December 24th : Peter Zmrzlík von Schweißing the Younger , Bohemian nobleman
- December 31 : Heinrich Rubenow , German councilor, mayor of Greifswald (* around 1400 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Lukas Watzenrode the Elder , Silesian merchant (* 1400 )
- Dietrich Ebbracht , German canon, scholastic, protonotary, church politician (* 1395 )
- Sebald Fyoll , German painter (* between 1400 and 1410)
- Niccolo II. Gattilusio , Genoese Archon of Lesbos (* after 1415)
- Michele Giambono , Venetian painter, mosaicist (* 1400 )
- Dai Jin , Chinese painter (* 1388 )
- Konrad von Lintorff , German bishop of Havelberg (* before 1405)
- Bernard de Pardiac , French nobleman, Count of Pardiac, La Marche and Castres, Duke of Nemours (* 1400 )
- Alain IX. de Rohan , French nobleman, Count von Porhoët, Baron vom Pontchâteau (* before 1405)
- Nicolas Rolin , Burgundian Chancellor (* 1376 )
- Hans von Tübingen , German painter, etcher, glass painter (* around 1400 )
- William Tyrell of Beeches , English knight