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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1360s  1370s  1380s  – 1390s –  1400s  1410s  1420s
Years: 1389 1390 139113921393 1394 1395

Year 1392 (MCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


  • December 16 – Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan abdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu, in order to end the nanboku-cho period of conflict between the Northern and Southern imperial courts.
  • Goryeo Revolution 1388-1392: In present-day Korea, rebel leader General Yi Seonggye overthrows King Gongyang and crowns himself King Taejo, ending the Goryeo Dynasty and establishing the Joseon Dynasty. King Gongyang is exiled and later secretly murdered.
  • King Jogaila of Poland and Lithuania appoints his cousin Vytautas the Great as regent of Lithuania in return for Vytautas giving up his claim to the Lithuanian throne. Vytautas replaces Jogaila's unpopular brother Skirgaila as regent.
  • King Charles VI of France, later known as Charles the Mad, begins experiencing bouts of psychosis which will continue throughout his life.
  • Muhammed VII succeeds Yusuf II as Nasrid Sultan of Granada (now southern Spain).
  • Franciscan friar James of Jülich is boiled alive for impersonating a bishop and ordaining his own priests.
  • Queen Mary of Sicily defeats an army of rebel barons.
  • William Le Scrop succeeds William II de Montacute as King of the Isle of Man.
  • Seoan mac Pilib succeeds Tomas mor mac Mathghamhna as King of East Breifne in present-day north-central Ireland.
  • The city of Afyonkarahisar (now in western Turkey) is conquered by Sultan Beyazid I of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Louis de Valois is created the 1st Duke of Orléans, the second time this title was created.
  • Erfurt University is founded in Erfurt, central Germany.
  • Penistone Grammar School, which was one of the first comprehensive schools in England, is founded near Barnsley, England.
1392 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1392
Ab urbe condita 2145
Armenian calendar 841
Assyrian calendar 6142
Balinese saka calendar 1313–1314
Bengali calendar 799
Berber calendar 2342
English Regnal year 15 Ric. 2 – 16 Ric. 2
Buddhist calendar 1936
Burmese calendar 754
Byzantine calendar 6900–6901
Chinese calendar 辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4088 or 4028
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4089 or 4029
Coptic calendar 1108–1109
Discordian calendar 2558
Ethiopian calendar 1384–1385
Hebrew calendar 5152–5153
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1448–1449
 - Shaka Samvat 1313–1314
 - Kali Yuga 4492–4493
Holocene calendar 11392
Igbo calendar 392–393
Iranian calendar 770–771
Islamic calendar 794–795
Japanese calendar Meitoku 3
Javanese calendar 1305–1307
Julian calendar 1392
Korean calendar 3725
Minguo calendar 520 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −76
Thai solar calendar 1934–1935
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
1518 or 1137 or 365
    — to —
(male Water-Monkey)
1519 or 1138 or 366


  • February 3 – Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland (died 1455)
  • Alain Chartier, French poet and political writer (approximate date; died c. 1430)
  • Flavio Biondo, Italian humanist and historian (died 1463)
  • John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (died 1432)
  • Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan (died 1447)


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