1414 in history

1414 events chronologically

May 29 Council of Constance

Born in 1414

Mar 25 Thomas Clifford 8th Baron de Clifford the elder son of John, 7th Baron de Clifford, and Elizabeth Percy, daughter of Henry "Hotspur" Percy and Elizabeth Mortimer.
May 11 Francis I Duke of Brittany Duke of Brittany, Count of Montfort and titular Earl of Richmond, from 1442 to his death. He was son of Duke John VI and Joan of France
Jul 21 Pope Sixtus IV Pope from 9 August 1471 to his death in 1484. His accomplishments as pope included building the Sistine Chapel; the group of artists that he brought together introduced the Early Renaissance into Rome with the first masterpieces of the city's new artistic age. He also established the Vatican Archives. Sixtus furthered the agenda of the Spanish Inquisition and annulled the decrees of the Council of Constance. He was famed for his nepotism and was personally involved in the infamous Pazzi Conspiracy
Aug 14 Jami commonly known as Jami , is known for his achievements as a scholar, mystic, writer, composer of numerous lyrics and idylls, historian, and the greatest Persian and Tajik Sufi poets of the 15th century. Jami was primarily an outstanding poet-theologian of the school of Ibn Arabi and a prominent Khwājagānī Sũfī. He was recognized for his eloquent tongue and ready at repartee who analyzed the idea of the metaphysics of mercy. Among his famous poetical works are: Haft Awrang, Tuhfat al-Ahrar, Layla wa -Majnun, Fatihat al-Shabab, Lawa'ih, Al-Durrah al-Fakhirah
Nov 9 Albrecht III Achilles Elector of Brandenburg a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg. He received the nickname Achilles because of his knightly qualities. He also ruled the Principality of Ansbach

Died in 1414

Feb 19 Thomas Arundel Archbishop of Canterbury in 1397 and from 1399 until his death, an outspoken opponent of the Lollards.
Mar 1 Viridis Visconti an Italian noblewoman, a daughter of Bernabò Visconti and his wife Beatrice Regina della Scala. By her marriage to Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Viridis was Duchess consort of Austria, Styria and Carinthia, she was also Countess consort of Tyrol
Aug 6 Ladislaus of Naples King of Naples and titular King of Jerusalem and Sicily, titular Count of Provence and Forcalquier , and titular King of Hungary and Croatia. He was the last male of the senior Angevin line
Sep 1 William de Ros 6th Baron de Ros Lord Treasurer of England.