Ulrich II (Slovene: , Hungarian: ) (1406 – 9 November 1456), also known as Ulrich Cillei, was the last Princely Count of Celje.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Domenico Malatesta, best known as Malatesta Novello (5 August 1418 – 20 November 1465) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the Malatesta family.
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.
Saint Peter de Regalado (Spanish: ; Latin Regalatus) (1390 – March 30, 1456) was a Friar Minor and reformer. He was born at Valladolid.
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.
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.
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.
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