January 1398 in history

Died in January 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 21 Frederick V Burgrave of Nuremberg a Burgrave of Nuremberg, of the House of Hohenzollern.
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