Year 1462 was a
common year starting on Friday(link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Events of 1462
* Settlers from
Portugalbegin to settle the Cape Verdeislands.
March 28- Vasili II of Russiadies, and is succeeded by his son Ivan III of Russia.
June 17- Vlad III Draculaattempts to assassinate Mehmed IIin the Night Attack, forcing Mehmed to retreat from Wallachia.
September 17- Thirteen Years' War- Battle of Świecino(Battle of Żarnowiec): The Kingdom of Poland defeats the Teutonic Order.
Jewsare expelled from Mainz, Germany.
* Battle of Paarlo,
January 2- Piero di Cosimo, Italian artist (d. 1521)
February 1- Johannes Trithemius, German scholar and cryptographer (d. 1516)
June 27- Louis XII of France(d. 1515)
Joanna La Beltraneja, princess of Castile (d. 1530)
Jodocus Badius, Flemish printer (d. 1535)
Edmund Dudley, minister of Henry VII of England (d. 1510)
February 26- John de Vere, 12th Earl of Oxford(b. 1408)
March 27- Vasili II of Russia, Grand Prince of Moscow (b. 1415)
Esen Buqa II, King of Moghulistan
Niccolo of Lesbos, last Prince of Lesbos
Dài Jìn, Chinese painter (b. 1388)
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