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This article is about the year 1458. For the number, see 1458 (number).
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|Years:||1455 1456 1457 – 1458 – 1459 1460 1461|
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- January 24 – Matthias Corvinus becomes king of Hungary.
- August 19 – Pope Pius II succeeds Pope Callixtus III as the 210th pope.
- October 24 – King Afonso V of Portugal conquers Ksar es-Seghir in North Africa.
- Magdalen College, Oxford, is founded.
- George of Poděbrady becomes king of Bohemia.
- Luis Cadamosto discovers the first Cape Verde Islands.
- The Turks issue a decree to protect the Acropolis after they conquer Athens.
- The Jewish community is expelled from Erfurt (Germany), their houses are sold and the synagogue turned into an arsenal.
- Major volcanic eruption from the Kuwae caldera in the Pacific Ocean.
- February 15 – Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490)
- May 2 – Leonor of Viseu, Princess and later Queen of Portugal (d. 1525)
- May 25 – Mahmud Begada, Sultan of Gujarat (d. 1511)
- October 3 – Saint Casimir, Prince of Poland and Duke of Lithuania (d. 1484)
- November 22 – Jacob Obrecht, Dutch composer (d. 1505)
- date unknown
- February 20 – Lazar Branković, Despot of Serbia
- March 25 – Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana, Spanish poet (b. 1398)
- June 27 – King Alfonso V of Aragon (b. 1396)
- July 28 – John II of Cyprus
- August 6 – Pope Callixtus III (b. 1378)
- December 26 – Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
- date unknown – Isabelle Romée, mother of Joan of Arc
- Vasconcelos e Sousa, Bernardo. "História de Portugal" (in Portuguese) (4th ed.). p. 182.
- Martin Luther D'Ooge (1909), The Acropolis of Athens (The acropolis of Athens ed.), New York: Macmillan,
In 1458 the Turkish ruler occupied the Propylaea as a residence, and turned the Erechtheum into a harem, restoring, however, the Parthenon to the Greeks as a place of worship.
- Lemaître, Frédéric (19 September 2011). "Erfurt, ses juifs et l'UNESCO". Le Monde (in French). Retrieved 19 September 2011.
- Connor, Steve (2014-07-07). "The history of the planet's biggest volcanic explosions - deep in the ice of Antarctica". The Independent. London. Retrieved 2014-07-07.