1336 in history

1336 events chronologically

Feb 25 4,000 defenders of Pilėnai commit mass suicide rather than be taken captive by the Teutonic Knights
Apr 26 Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch) ascends Mont Ventoux

Born in 1336

Mar 12 Edward Duke of Guelders the youngest son of Rainald II of Guelders and his second wife, Eleanor of Woodstock, daughter of Edward II of England.
Jul 1 Philip Duke of Orléans a Duke of Orléans, Touraine and Count of Valois, the fifth son of King Philip VI of France and his wife Joan the Lame.
Jul 25 Albert I Duke of Bavaria a feudal ruler of the counties of Holland, Hainaut, and Zeeland in the Low Countries. Additionally, he held a portion of the Bavarian province of Straubing, his Bavarian ducal line's appanage and seat
Dec 21 Balthasar Landgrave of Thuringia Margrave of Meissen and Landgrave of Thuringia from the House of Wettin.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1336

Jan 24 Alfonso IV of Aragon the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona from 1327 to his death. He was born in Naples, the second son of James II and Blanche of Anjou. His reign saw the incorporation of the County of Urgell, Duchy of Athens, and Duchy of Neopatria into the Crown of Aragon
May 17 Emperor Go-Fushimi the 93rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1298 to 1301
May 23 Wenceslaus of Płock a member of the House of Piast. He was Duke of Płock from 1313 until his death and was a vassal of Bohemia from 1329
Jul 4 Elizabeth of Aragon more commonly known as Elizabeth of Portugal, T.O.S.F. was queen consort of Portugal, a tertiary of the Franciscan Order and is venerated as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church
Jul 4 Kusunoki Masashige remembered as the ideal of samurai loyalty. His origin has not been validated and it was merely six years between the start of his military campaign in 1331 and his demise in 1336. He received the highest decoration from the Meiji government of Japan in 1880
Sep 5 Charles d'Évreux the son of Louis, Count of Évreux and Margaret of Artois.
Sep 13 John of Eltham Earl of Cornwall the second son of king Edward II of England and his queen Isabella of France. He was heir to the English throne from the date of the abdication of his father to the birth of his nephew Edward, the Black Prince