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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1330s  1340s  1350s  – 1360s –  1370s  1380s  1390s
Years: 1358 1359 136013611362 1363 1364

Events

  • Founding of the University of Pavia, Italy.
  • The Hungarian capital is moved from Esztergom to Buda.
  • In the Marinid Empire in present-day Morocco, Abu Salim Ibrahim is overthrown by Abu Umar. Abu Umar is then later in the year overthrown by Abu Zayyan.
  • State of anarchy within the Blue Horde. Between 1361 and 1378, over 20 khans succeed each other in different parts of the Blue Horde's territory.
  • Edward, the Black Prince, marries Joan, the 'Fair Maid of Kent'.

Births

  • February 26 – Wenceslaus, King of the Romans, King of Bohemia (died 1419)
  • John Beaumont, 4th Baron Beaumont, Constable of Dover Castle (died 1396)

Deaths

  • March 24 – Henry of Grosmont, Duke of Lancaster, English soldier and diplomat
  • June 9 – Philippe de Vitry, French composer (born 1291)
  • June 15 – Johannes Tauler, German mystic theologian
  • November 21 – Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (plague) (born 1346 – age 15)
  • Giovanni (plague), son of Francesco Petrarch
  • Richard Badew, Chancellor of Cambridge University
  • John Beauchamp, 3rd Baron Beauchamp de Somerset, Warden of the Cinque Ports
  • Reginald de Cobham, 1st Baron Cobham (born 1295)
  • Jan z Melsztyna, Polish nobleman

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