1429 in history

1429 events chronologically

Feb 12 English forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army besieging Orléans from attack by the Comte de Clermont and Sir John Stewart of Darnley in the Battle of Rouvray (also known as the Battle of the Herrings)
Apr 29 Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans
May 7 Joan of Arc ends the Siege of Orléans, pulling an arrow from her own shoulder and returning, wounded, to lead the final charge. The victory marks a turning point in the Hundred Years' War
Jun 11 Hundred Years' War: start of the Battle of Jargeau
Jun 12 Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc leads the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau
Jun 18 French forces under the leadership of Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay. This turns the tide of the Hundred Years' War
Jul 17 Hundred Years' War: Charles VII of France is crowned the King of France in the Reims Cathedral after a successful campaign by Joan of Arc

Born in 1429

Jan 17 Antonio del Pollaiolo an Italian painter, sculptor, engraver and goldsmith during the Renaissance.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1429

Feb 20 Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici an Italian banker, a member of Medici family of Florence, and the founder of the Medici Bank. While other family members, such as Chiarissimo di Giambuono de' Medici, who served in the Signoria in 1201, and Salvestro de' Medici, who was implicated in the Ciompi Revolt of 1378, are historically significant, Giovanni's founding of the family bank truly began the family's rise to power in Florence. He was the father of Cosimo de' Medici , great-grandfather of Lorenzo de Medici and great-great-great-grandfather of Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Jun 22 Jamshīd al-Kāshī a Persian astronomer and mathematician.
Jul 2 Philipp I Count of Nassau-Weilburg Count of Nassau in Weilburg, Count of Saarbrücken and Seigneur of Commercy Château bas in 1371–1429.
Jul 12 Jean Gerson a French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet, Chancellor of the University of Paris, a guiding light of the conciliar movement and one of the most prominent theologians at the Council of Constance, was born at the village of Gerson, in the bishopric of Reims in Champagne.
Jul 23 Margaret of Prades the queen consort of Aragon as a wife of the King Martin of Aragon.
Aug 15 Çandarlı Ibrahim Pasha the Elder an Ottoman statesman who served as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire under Murad II from 1421 to 1429.
Sep 28 Cymburgis of Masovia in January 1412 became the second wife of the Habsburg Duke Ernest the Iron of Austria and thus a Duchess/Archduchess of the Inner Austrian line in Styria, Carinthia and Carniola.