1375 in history

Born in 1375

Jul 20 Richard of Conisburgh 3rd Earl of Cambridge the second son of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, and Isabella of Castile. At the age of forty he was beheaded for his part in the Southampton Plot, a conspiracy against King Henry He was the father of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the grandfather of King Edward IV and King Richard III

Top 7 most famous people died in 1375

Jan 20 James IV of Majorca unsuccessfully claimed the thrones of the Kingdom of Majorca and the Principality of Achaea from 1349 until his death. He served as king consort of Naples, as such being excluded from government
Apr 16 John Hastings 2nd Earl of Pembroke an English nobleman and soldier who also held the title Baron Abergavenny. He was born in Sutton Valence, the posthumous son of Laurence Hastings, 1st Earl of Pembroke, and Agnes Mortimer
May 13 Stephen II Duke of Bavaria after 1347 Duke of Bavaria. He was the second son of Emperor Louis IV the Bavarian by his first wife Beatrix of Świdnica and a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty
May 16 Liu Ji (14th century) a great military strategist, officer, statesman and poet of the late Yuan and early Ming Dynasty period of Chinese history. He was born in Qingtian County. He was the main strategist and advisor of the Yuan Dynasty era rebel leader Zhu Yuanzhang , who later became the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty.. Liu Ji is also known for his prophecies, as he has been described as the " Divine Chinese Nostradamus". With his contemporary general and scholar Jiao Yu, he was one of the co-editors of the military treatise known as the Huolongjing. His most famous military treatise is known as the Lessons of War
Oct 24 Valdemar IV of Denmark King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375.
Nov 12 John Henry Margrave of Moravia Count of Tyrol from 1335 to 1341 and Margrave of Moravia from 1349 until his death.
Dec 21 Giovanni Boccaccio an Italian author, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including the Decameron and On Famous Women. As a poet who wrote in the Italian vernacular, Boccaccio is particularly noted for his realistic dialogue, which differed from that of his contemporaries, medieval writers who usually followed formulaic models for character and plot