1390 in history

1390 events chronologically

Sep 11 Lithuanian Civil War (1389–92): The Teutonic Knights begin a five-week siege of Vilnius
Oct 29 First trial for witchcraft in Paris leading to the death of three people

Born in 1390

Jun 21 Blessed Margaret of Savoy Marchioness of Montferrat, and a Dominican Sister.
Jun 24 John Cantius a Polish priest, scholastic philosopher, physicist and theologian. He is also known as John of Kanty or John of Kanti or John Kantius
Aug 24 Otto I Count Palatine of Mosbach the Count Palatine of Mosbach from 1410 until 1448, and the Count Palatine of Mosbach-Neumarkt from 1448 until 1461.
Sep 16 Karigaila a son of Algirdas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and his second wife Uliana of Tver. He became the ruler of Mstsislaw after he captured it from the Principality of Smolensk. He is sometimes mistaken for his brother Constantine, who was the founder of the House of Czartoryski
Oct 3 Humphrey of Lancaster 1st Duke of Gloucester "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fourth and youngest son of King Henry IV of England by his first wife, Mary de Bohun, brother to King Henry V of England, and uncle to the latter's son, King Henry VI of England.
Dec 27 Anne de Mortimer the mother of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the grandmother of King Edward IV and King Richard III.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1390

Feb 16 Rupert I Elector Palatine Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1353 to 1356, and Elector Palatine from 10 January 1356 to 16 February 1390.
Mar 20 Alexios III of Trebizond Megas Komnenos or Alexius III , Emperor of Trebizond from December 1349 until his death. He is perhaps the best-documented ruler of that country, and his reign is distinguished by a number of religious grants and literary creations
Apr 19 Robert II of Scotland reigned as King of Scots from 1371 to his death as the first monarch of the House of Stewart. He was the son of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and of Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert the Bruce and of his first wife Isabella of Mar
Jul 8 Albert of Saxony (philosopher) a German philosopher known for his contributions to logic and physics. He was bishop of Halberstadt from 1366 until his death
Sep 23 John I Duke of Lorraine the duke of Lorraine from 1346 to his death. As an infant of six months, he succeeded his father, Rudolph, who was killed in the Battle of Crécy. His mother was Mary, daughter of Guy I of Blois
Oct 9 John I of Castile King of the Crown of Castile from 1379 until 1390. He was the son of Henry II and of his wife Juana Manuel of Castile. He was the last Spanish monarch to receive a formal coronation
Nov 22 Miklós Toldi remembered as a legendary strong hero in Hungarian folklore. Hungarian poet János Arany based his famous Toldi trilogy on his legend