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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1350s  1360s  1370s  – 1380s –  1390s  1400s  1410s
Years: 1380 1381 138213831384 1385 1386


  • January 22 – Marriage of King Richard II of England and Anne of Bohemia.
  • May 17 – King John I of Castile and Leon marries Beatrice of Portugal
  • July 7 – Death of the childless James of Baux, ruler of Taranto and Achaea and titular Latin Emperor.
    • Charles III of Naples becomes ruler of Achaea (now southern Greece).
    • Otto, the widower of Joan I of Naples, becomes ruler of Taranto (now eastern Italy).
    • Duke Louis I of Anjou inherits the claim to the Latin Empire (now western Turkey) but never uses the title of Emperor.
  • October 22 – King Fernando I of Portugal dies and is succeeded by his daughter, Beatrice of Portugal. A period of civil war and anarchy, known as the 1383-1385 Crisis, begins in Portugal due to Beatrice being married to the King John I of Castile and Leon.
  • The Teutonic Knights recommence war against pagan Lithuania.
  • Rao Chanda succeeds Rao Biram Dev as Rathore ruler of Marwar (now in western India).
  • Löwenbräu beer is first brewed.
  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep temple is built in present-day Thailand by King Kuena of Lanna.
  • Construction of the Bastille is completed in Paris.


  • Amadeus VIII of Savoy (died 1451)
  • Yolande of Aragon, regent of Anjou (died 1443)
  • Pope Eugene IV (died 1447)
  • Anne of Gloucester, English noblewoman (died 1438)


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