1398 in history

1398 events chronologically

Oct 12 The Treaty of Salynas is signed between Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the Teutonic Knights, who received Samogitia
Dec 17 Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud's armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur

Born in 1398

Jun 29 John II of Aragon the King of Aragon from 1458 until 1479, and jure uxoris King of Navarre from 1425 until his death. He was the son of Ferdinand I and his wife Eleanor of Alburquerque. John is regarded as one of the most memorable kings of the 15th century
Aug 19 Íñigo López de Mendoza 1st Marquis of Santillana a Castilian politician and poet who held an important position in society and literature during the reign of John II of Castile.
Aug 31 John Dauphin of France Duke of Touraine the fourth son and ninth child of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. He was born in Paris. After his three elder brothers died, he became Dauphin in 1415. In 1406 he married Jacqueline, heiress of the County of Hainaut, Holland, Zealand, and Frisia. After his marriage to Jacqueline, he was brought up at the castle of Le Quesnoy in Hainaut, at the court of his mother-in-law, Margaret of Burgundy. This arrangement was made between his father and his father-in-law to ensure his safety away from the tulmultous court in Paris, as well as to acquaint him with the lands which he would rule as husband of Jacqueline after her father's death. After the death of his elder brother Louis in December 1415, he became the next Dauphin of France

Top 7 most famous people died in 1398

Jan 6 Rupert II Elector Palatine Count Palatine of the Rhine. He was the Elector Palatine of the Rhine from the house of Wittelsbach in 1390–1398
Jan 31 Emperor Sukō the third of Ashikaga Pretenders during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan. According to pre-Meiji scholars, his reign spanned the years from 1348 through 1351
Jun 24 Hongwu Emperor the founder and first emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China. His era name Hongwu means "vastly martial."
Jul 20 Roger Mortimer 4th Earl of March considered the heir presumptive to King Richard II.
Sep 9 James I of Cyprus Regent of Cyprus for his infant nephew Peter from 1369. When Peter died in 1382, James became King of Cyprus that year. James was also titular King of Armenia and titular King of Jerusalem 1382–1398
Oct 5 Blanche of Navarre Queen of France Queen consort of France as the wife of King Philip VI of France. She was the second child and daughter of Queen Joan II of Navarre and King Philip III of Navarre. She belonged to the House of Évreux, a cadet branch of the House of Capet, and married into the House of Valois, another cadet branch of the House of Capet
Dec 1 Otto Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen the fourth and last husband of Joanna I of Naples. He also held the title of Prince of Taranto. He nickname was Otto the Tarantine