1331 in history

1331 events chronologically

Aug 21 King Stephen Uroš III, after months of anarchy, surrenders to his son and rival Stephen Dušan, who succeeds as King of Serbia
Sep 8 Stephen Uroš IV Dušan declares himself king of Serbia
Sep 27 The Battle of Płowce between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Order is fought

Born in 1331

Feb 16 Coluccio Salutati a Tuscan humanist and man of letters, and one of the most important political and cultural leaders of Renaissance Florence; as chancellor of the Republic and its most prominent voice, he was effectively the permanent secretary of state in the generation before the rise of the Medici.
Apr 30 Gaston III Count of Foix the 11th count of Foix, and viscount of Béarn. Officially, he was Gaston III of Foix and Gaston X of Béarn
Oct 4 James Butler 2nd Earl of Ormond a noble in the Peerage of Ireland. He was Lord Justice of Ireland in 1359, 1364, and 1376, and a dominant political leader in Ireland in the 1360s and 1370s
Oct 5 Edmund 2nd Earl of Kent a member of the English royal family.

Died in 1331

Jan 11 Przemko II of Głogów a Duke of Żagań, Ścinawa, etc., from 1309 to 1321 , Duke of Oleśnica, Namysłów, Gniezno and Kalisz from 1309 to 1312 and Duke of Głogów starting in 1318.
Jan 14 Odoric of Pordenone an Italian late-medieval Franciscan friar and missionary explorer. His account of his visit to China was an important source for the account of John Mandeville; many of the incredible reports in Mandeville have proven to be garbled versions of Odoric's eyewitness descriptions
Apr 18 Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville de Raby a Norman nobleman and member of the powerful Neville family, son of Robert de Neville and Mary fitz Ranulf.
Oct 27 Abu'l-Fida a Kurdish historian, geographer, and local governor of Hamāh. He was a prince of the Ayyubid dynasty and the author of The memoirs of a Syrian prince: Abu'l-Fidāʼ, Sultan of Ḥamāh. The crater Abulfeda on the Moon, is named after him
Nov 11 Stephen Uroš III Dečanski of Serbia the King of Serbia from 6 January 1322 to 8 September 1331. He was the son of King Stephen Milutin. Stephen Uroš III defeated several of his family members who wanted to take the throne. He took his epithet Dečanski from the great monastery he built at Dečani
Dec 26 Philip I Prince of Taranto titular Latin Emperor of Constantinople , despot of Epirus, King of Albania, Prince of Achaea and Taranto, and Lord of Durazzo.