1389 in history

1389 events chronologically

Jun 15 Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians
Jul 18 France and England agree to the Truce of Leulinghem, inaugurating a 13-year peace, the longest period of sustained peace during the Hundred Years' War

Born in 1389

Mar 1 Antoninus of Florence an Italian Dominican friar, who ruled as an Archbishop of Florence. He is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church
Jun 20 John of Lancaster 1st Duke of Bedford the third surviving son of King Henry IV of England by Mary de Bohun, and acted as regent of France for his nephew, King Henry VI.
Sep 27 Cosimo de' Medici the first of the Medici political dynasty, de facto rulers of Florence during much of the Italian Renaissance; also known as "Cosimo 'the Elder'" and "Cosimo Pater Patriae". His power derived from his great wealth as a banker, and he was a great patron of learning, the arts and architecture
Nov 9 Isabella of Valois Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard Her parents were King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria.
Dec 5 Zbigniew Oleśnicki (cardinal) a high-ranking Roman Catholic clergyman and an influential Polish statesman and diplomat. He served as Bishop of Kraków from 1423 until his death in 1455. He took part in the management of the country's most important affairs, initially as a royal secretary under King Władysław II Jagiełło and later as the effective regent during King Władysław III's minority. In 1449 he became the first native Polish cardinal
Dec 24 John VI Duke of Brittany duke of Brittany, Count of Montfort, and titular earl of Richmond, from 1399 to his death. He was son of Duke John V and Joan of Navarre

Top 7 most famous people died in 1389

Feb 13 Margaret of Ravensberg the daughter and heiress of Otto IV, Count of Ravensberg and Margaret of Berg-Windeck.
Apr 15 William I Duke of Bavaria the second son of the emperor Louis IV the Bavarian from his second wife Margaret of Holland and Hainaut. He was also known as William V, Count of Holland, as William III, Count of Hainaut and as William IV, Count of Zeeland
May 19 Dmitry Donskoy Saint Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy , or Dmitry of the Don, sometimes referred to simply as Dmitry , son of Ivan II the Meek of Moscow , reigned as the Prince of Moscow from 1359 and Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1363 to his death. He was the first prince of Moscow to openly challenge Mongol authority in Russia. His nickname, Donskoy , alludes to his great victory against the Tatars in the Battle of Kulikovo which took place on the Don River. He is venerated as a Saint in the Orthodox Church with his feast day on 19 May
Jun 15 Lazar of Serbia a medieval Serbian ruler, who created the largest and most powerful state on the territory of the disintegrated Serbian Empire. Lazar's state, known in historiography as Moravian Serbia, comprised the basins of the Great Morava, West Morava, and South Morava Rivers. Lazar ruled it from 1373 until his death in 1389. Lazar's political programme was the reunification of the disintegrated Serbian state under him as the direct successor of the Nemanjić dynasty, which ended in 1371 after two centuries of rule over Serbia. Lazar had a full support from the Serbian Church for this programme, but powerful Serbian nobles did not recognize him as their supreme ruler
Jun 15 Murad I the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1362 to 1389. He was the son of Orhan and the Valide Sultan Nilüfer Hatun and became the ruler following his father's death in 1362
Jun 15 Miloš Obilić an Serbian knight in the service of Prince Lazar, during the invasion of the Ottoman Empire. He is not mentioned in contemporary sources, but he features prominently in later accounts of the Serbian defeat at the Battle of Kosovo as the legendary assassin of the Ottoman sultan Murad Although he remains anonymous in the extant sources until the 18th century, the dissemination of the story of Murad's assassination in Florentine, Serbian, Ottoman and Greek sources suggests that versions of it circulated widely across the Balkans within half a century after the event
Oct 15 Pope Urban VI Pope from 8 April 1378 to his death in 1389. He was the last Pope to be elected from outside the College of Cardinals