|Centuries:||13th century - 14th century - 15th century|
|Decades:|| 1360s 1370s 1380s - 1390s - 1400s 1410s 1420s
|Years:||1393 1394 1395 - 1396 - 1397 1398 1399|
|1396 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1396
- May 19 - Martin I succeeds his brother, John I, as King of Aragon (now north-east Spain).
- September 25 - Battle of Nicopolis: The Ottomans defeat a joint crusade by Hungary, France, the Holy Roman Empire, England and Wallacia, led by King Sigismund of Hungary. This was last large-scale crusade of the Middle Ages.
- November 24 - Transit of Venus - the last not to be part of a pair. Possibly observed by Aztec astronomers.
- November 29 - Ralph de Neville, marries Joan Beaufort
- Temporary peace is declared between England and France with the marriage of Richard II of England and Isabella of Valois, the daughter of Charles VI of France.
- France conquers the Republic of Genoa.
- After a fourteen year period of interregnum, Peter of Saint Superan is declared as ruler of the Principality of Achaea (now southern Greece).
- In the "Battle of the Thirty", a mass trial by combat, the Clan Cameron defeat the Clan MacKintosh on the North Inch of Perth, Scotland.
- Queen Margaret of Norway, Denmark and Sweden makes her adopted son Eric of Pomerania joint ruler of Sweden. Eric had already been made joint ruler of Norway.
- Abu Amir succeeds Abdul Aziz II as ruler of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morocco.
- Timur appoints his son Miran Shah as Timurid viceroy of Azerbaijan.
- The Kartid Dynasty is brought to an end in east Persia after its remaining rulers are murdered at a banquet by Miran Shah, son of Timur Lenk.
- Philibert de Naillac succeeds Juan Fernández de Heredia as Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller.
- The Ulu Camii mosque is built in Bursa by the Ottomans.
- The Ming Dynasty court of China sends two envoys, Qian Guxun and Li Sicong, to the Ava Kingdom of Burma and the Tai polity of the Mong Mao in order to resolve a dispute between these two. The travels of the Chinese ambassadors were recorded in the historical text of the Bai Yi Zhuan.
|Gregorian calendar||1396 |
|Ab urbe condita||2149|
|Armenian calendar||845 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-448 – -447|
|Coptic calendar||1112 – 1113|
|Ethiopian calendar||1388 – 1389|
|Hebrew calendar||5156 – 5157|
|- Vikram Samvat||1451 – 1452|
|- Shaka Samvat||1318 – 1319|
|- Kali Yuga||4497 – 4498|
|Iranian calendar||774 – 775|
|Islamic calendar||798 – 799|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2056|
|Thai solar calendar||1939|
- July 31 - Philip III (died 1467)
- October 16 - William de la Pole (died 1450)
- date unknown
- July 31 - William Courtenay, Archbishop of Canterbury
- November 29 - Robert Ferrers (born 1373)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1396 at Familypedia
19 people were born in 1396
11 children were born to the 7 women born in 1396
15 people died in 1396
914 people lived in 1396
Events of the year 1396 at Familypedia
17 people were married in 1396.
There were 1 military battles in 1396.
|Battle of Nicopolis||25 September 1396 JL|