1383 in history

1383 events chronologically

Oct 22 The 1383–85 Crisis in Portugal: King Fernando dies without a male heir to the Portuguese throne, sparking a period of civil war and disorder

Born in 1383

Jul 17 James of Baux Prince of Taranto and the last titular Latin Emperor of Constantinople from 1374 to 1383, and Prince of Achaea from 1382 to 1383.
Sep 4 Antipope Felix V an Italian nobleman, the son of Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy and Bonne of Berry. He was surnamed the Peaceful. Born at Chambéry, he was the Count of Savoy from 1391 to 1416 and was elevated by Emperor Sigismund to the Duke of Savoy in 1416. Amadeus was elected, as antipope Felix V, by the Council of Basel-Ferrara-Florence and reigned from November 1439 to April 1449

Top 7 most famous people died in 1383

Mar 1 Amadeus VI Count of Savoy Count of Savoy from 1343 to 1383. He was the eldest son of Aimone, Count of Savoy and Yolande of Montferrat
Apr 24 Henry III Duke of Mecklenburg Duke of Mecklenburg from 1379 until his death.
Jun 5 Dmitry of Suzdal a powerful Prince of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod who dominated Russian politics during the minority of his son-in-law, Dmitri Donskoi. The famous Shuisky family descends from his eldest son, Vasily Kirdyapa
Jun 15 John VI Kantakouzenos the Byzantine emperor from 1347 to 1354.
Oct 22 Ferdinand I of Portugal the King of Portugal and the Algarve from 1367 until his death.
Dec 7 Wenceslaus I Duke of Luxembourg the first Duke of Luxembourg from 1354. He was the son of John the Blind, King of Bohemia, and Beatrice of Bourbon
Dec 23 Beatrice of Bourbon Queen of Bohemia a French noblewoman. A member of the House of Bourbon, she was by marriage Queen of Bohemia and Countess of Luxembourg