|Centuries:||13th century - 14th century - 15th century|
|Decades:|| 1370s 1380s 1390s - 1400s - 1410s 1420s 1430s
|Years:||1397 1398 1399 - 1400 - 1401 1402 1403|
|1400 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1400[edit | edit source]
- Frederick is declared as a rival to the Holy Roman Emperor to Emperor Wenceslaus. However, Frederick is murdered shortly after.
- Timur defeats both the Ottoman Empire and the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt to capture the city of Damascus in present-day Syria. Much of the city's inhabitants are subsequently massacred by Timur's troops.
- Timur conquers the Empire of The Black Sheep Turkomans in present-day Armenia and the Jalayirid Dynasty in present-day Iraq. Black Sheep ruler Qara Yusuf and Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad flee and take refuge with the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I.
- January - Henry IV quells the Epiphany Rising and executes the Earls of Kent, Huntingdon and Salisbury and the Baron le Despencer for their attempt to have Richard II of England restored as King.
- September 16 - Owain Glyndŵr is proclaimed Prince of Wales by his followers and begins attacking English strongholds in north-east Wales.
- Scotland resists an English invasion led by Harry Hotspur.
- In present-day Korea, King Jeongjong of Joseon abdicates in fear of an attack by his ambitious younger brother, Taejong. Taejong succeeds to the throne.
- Prince Parameswara establishes the Malacca Sultanate in present-day western Malaysia and northern Sumatra.
- Five year old Tran An is forced to abdicate as ruler of Dai Viet (now Vietnam) in favour of his maternal grandfather Ho Quy Ly, ending the Tran Dynasty and starting the Hồ Dynasty. Ho Quy Ly subsequently changes the country's name to Dai Ngu.
- Hananchi succeeds Min as King of Hokuzan in present-day north Okinawa, Japan.
- Wallachia (now southern Romania) resists an invasion by the Ottomans.
- Jean Froissart completes his Chronicles detailing the events of the 14th Century in France.
- The Medici family becomes powerful in Florence.
- December - Manuel II Palaiologos becomes the first (and last) Byzantine emperor to visit England.
- Europe is reported to have around 52 million inhabitants.
|Gregorian calendar||1400 |
|Ab urbe condita||2153|
|Armenian calendar||849 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-444 – -443|
|Coptic calendar||1116 – 1117|
|Ethiopian calendar||1392 – 1393|
|Hebrew calendar||5160 – 5161|
|- Vikram Samvat||1455 – 1456|
|- Shaka Samvat||1322 – 1323|
|- Kali Yuga||4501 – 4502|
|Iranian calendar||778 – 779|
|Islamic calendar||802 – 803|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2060|
|Thai solar calendar||1943|
Births[edit | edit source]
- January 13 - Infante John of Portugal, the Constable (†1442)
- December 25 - John Sutton, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (died 1487)
- date unknown
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 5
- January 13 - Thomas le Despenser, English politician (executed)
- January 16 - John Holland, English politician (executed)
- February 14 - King Richard II of England (probably murdered) (born 1367)
- April 28 - Baldus de Ubaldis, Italian jurist (born 1327)
- 5 June - Frederick, rival Holy Roman Emperor
- October 25 - Geoffrey Chaucer, English poet
- date unknown
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