1409 in history

1409 events chronologically

Mar 25 The Council of Pisa opens
Jun 26 Western Schism: The Roman Catholic church is led into a double schism as Petros Philargos is crowned Pope Alexander V after the Council of Pisa, joining Pope Gregory XII in Rome and Pope Benedict XII in Avignon
Sep 23 Battle of Kherlen, the second significant victory over Ming China by the Mongols since 1368
Dec 2 The University of Leipzig opens

Born in 1409

Jan 19 René of Anjou Duke of Anjou, Count of Provence , Count of Piedmont, Duke of Bar , Duke of Lorraine , King of Naples , titular King of Jerusalem and Aragon.
Mar 2 Jean II Duke of Alençon the son of John I of Alençon and his wife Marie of Brittany, Lady of La Guerche , daughter of John V, Duke of Brittany and Joan of Navarre. He succeeded his father as Duke of Alençon and Count of Perche as a minor in 1415, after the latter's death at the Battle of Agincourt. He is best known as a general in the Last Phase of the Hundred Years' War and for his role as a comrade-in-arms of Joan of Arc, who called him "le beau duc"
Oct 5 Charles VIII of Sweden king of Sweden and king of Norway.
Oct 7 Elizabeth of Luxembourg queen consort of Germany, Hungary and Bohemia.
Oct 21 Alessandro Sforza an Italian condottiero and lord of Pesaro, the first of the Pesaro line of the Sforza family.

Died in 1409

May 13 Jan of Tarnów a Polish nobleman.
Jul 25 Martin I of Sicily King of Sicily from 1390 to 1409.
Sep 13 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.