1434 in history

1434 events chronologically

Apr 14 The foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid
May 30 Hussite Wars: Battle of Lipany – effectively ending the war, Utraquist forces led by Diviš Bořek of Miletínek defeat and almost annihilate Taborite forces led by Prokop the Great

Born in 1434

Jan 7 Adolf Duke of Bavaria a German nobleman. He was a Duke of Bavaria-Munich in the House of Wittelsbach
Mar 19 Ashikaga Yoshikatsu the 7th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1442 to 1443 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshikatsu was the son of 6th shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori
Aug 29 Janus Pannonius a Croat-Hungarian Latinist, poet, diplomat and Bishop of Pécs. He was the most significant poet of the Renaissance in the Kingdom of Hungary and one of the better-known figures of Humanist poetry in Europe
Sep 18 Eleanor of Portugal Holy Roman Empress Empress of the Holy Roman Empire. A Portuguese infanta , daughter of King Edward of Portugal and his wife Leonor of Aragon, she was the consort of Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick III, and the mother of Emperor Maximilian I
Sep 23 Yolande of Valois a Duchess consort of Savoy. She was a daughter of King Charles VII of France, "The Victorious," and Marie of Anjou. She married Duke Amadeus IX of Savoy in 1452. She was named after her grandmother, Yolande of Aragon. She is sometimes known as Yolande of France. Yolande acted as regent of Savoy in 1472-78
Dec 28 Antonio Grimani the Doge of Venice from 1521 to 1523.

Died in 1434

Apr 7 Casimir I of Oświęcim a Duke of Oświęcim since 1406 , ruler over Toszek and Strzelin.
Apr 20 Alexandra of Lithuania the youngest daughter of Algirdas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and his second wife, Uliana of Tver. Though Alexandra's exact date of birth is not known, it is thought that she was born in the late 1360s or early 1370s. In 1387, she married Siemowit IV, Duke of Masovia, and bore him thirteen children
May 30 Prokop the Great one of the most prominent Hussite generals of the Hussite Wars. His name has also been given as Prokop Holý or Prokopius Rasus - Latin translation , Procopius the Great, and Andrew Procopius
Jun 1 Władysław II Jagiełło Grand Duke of Lithuania , King of Poland alongside his wife Jadwiga, and then sole King of Poland. He ruled in Lithuania from 1377. In 1386 in Kraków he was baptized as Władysław, married the young Queen Jadwiga, and was crowned King of Poland as Władysław II Jagiełło. In 1387 he converted Lithuania to Christianity. His own reign in Poland started in 1399, upon death of Queen Jadwiga, and lasted a further thirty-five years and laid the foundation for the centuries-long Polish–Lithuanian union. He was the founder of the Jagiellonian dynasty in Poland that bears his name and was the heir to the already established house of Gediminids in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. These royal dynasties ruled both states until 1572, and became one of the most influential dynasties in the late medieval and early modern Central and Eastern Europe. During his reign, the Polish-Lithuanian state was the largest state in the Christian world
Jun 5 Yury of Zvenigorod the second son of Dmitri Donskoi. He was the Duke of Zvenigorod and Galich from 1389 until his death. During the reign of his brother Vasily I, he took part in the campaigns against Torzhok , Zhukotin , and Novgorod. He was the chief orchestrator of the Muscovite Civil War against his nephew, Vasily II, in the course of which he twice took Moscow, in 1433 and 1434
Nov 12 Louis III of Naples titular King of Naples 1417–1426, Count of Provence, Forcalquier, Piedmont, and Maine and Duke of Anjou 1417–1434, and Duke of Calabria 1426–1434.