1363 in history

1363 events chronologically

Aug 30 Beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders — Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang — are pitted against each other in what is one of the largest naval battles in history, during the last decade of the ailing, Mongol-led Yuan dynasty
Oct 4 End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, Chen Youliang, in one of the largest naval battles in history

Born in 1363

Jul 2 Maria Queen of Sicily Queen of Sicily and Duchess of Athens and Neopatria from 1377 until her death.
Sep 11 Christine de Pizan an Italian French late medieval author. She served as a court writer for several dukes and the French royal court during the reign of Charles She wrote both poetry and prose works such as biographies and books containing practical advice for women. She completed forty-one works during her 30-year career from 1399–1429. She married in 1380 at the age of 15, and was widowed 10 years later. Much of the impetus for her writing came from her need to earn a living for herself and her three children. She spent most of her childhood and all of her adult life in Paris and then the abbey at Poissy, and wrote entirely in her adopted language, Middle French
Dec 13 Jean Gerson a French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet, Chancellor of the University of Paris, a guiding light of the conciliar movement and one of the most prominent theologians at the Council of Constance, was born at the village of Gerson, in the bishopric of Reims in Champagne.

Died in 1363

Jan 13 Meinhard III Count of Gorizia-Tyrol Duke of Upper Bavaria and the last Count of Tyrol from the House of Wittelsbach. Meinhard was the son of Duke Louis V of Bavaria with Countess Margaret, Countess of Tyrol and as such also the last descendant of Meinhard I, Count of Gorizia
Nov 27 Theodosius of Tarnovo a high-ranking 14th-century Bulgarian cleric and hermit and the person credited with establishing hesychasm in the Second Bulgarian Empire. A disciple of Gregory of Sinai, Theodosius founded the Kilifarevo monastery and school near the then-Bulgarian capital Tarnovo and took an important part in the condemning of various heresies during the reign of Tsar Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria