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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1360s  1370s  1380s  – 1390s –  1400s  1410s  1420s
Years: 1390 1391 139213931394 1395 1396

Events of 1393

  • In central Persia, the Muzzafarid Empire, led by Shah Mansur, rebels against their Timurid occupiers. The rebellion is squashed and the Muzaffarid nobility are executed, ending the Muzaffarid Dynasty in Persia.
  • George VII succeeds his popular father, Bagrat V, as King of Georgia.
  • Abdul Aziz II becomes Sultan of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morroco after the death of Sultan Abu Al-Abbas.
  • Raimondo del Balzo Orsini succeeds Otto of Brunswick as Prince of Taranto (now south-eastern Italy).
  • Samsenethai succeeds his father, Fa Ngum, as King of Lan Xang (now Laos).
  • King James I of Cyprus inherits the title of King of Armenia after the death of his distant cousin Leo VI. Although, the Mamluk conquerors from Egypt remain the true rulers.
  • A Ming Dynasty Chinese record stated that 720,000 sheets of toilet paper (two by three ft. in size) alone were produced for the various members of the imperial court at Beijing, while the Imperial Bureau of Supplies also reported that 15,000 sheets of toilet paper alone were designated for the royal family (made of fine soft yellow tissue and perfumed).
  • Bosnia resists an invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
  • The Ottoman Turks capture Turnovgrad (now Veliko Tarnovo), the capital city of east Bulgaria. Emperor Ivan Shishman is allowed to remain as a puppet ruler of east Bulgaria.
  • Sikander Shah I succeeds Muhammad Shah III as Sultan of Delhi. Sikander Shah I is succeeded two months later by Mahmud II.
  • Abu Thabid II succeeds, Abu Tashufin II, as ruler of the Abdalwadid dynasty in present-day eastern Algeria. Abu Thabid II is succeeded in the same year by his brother, Abul Hadjdjadj I.
  • Konrad von Jungingen succeeds Konrad von Wallenrode as Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
  • Maelruanaidh MacDermot succeeds Aedh MacDermot as King of Moylurg in north-central Ireland.
  • King Stjepan Dabiša of Bosnia signs the Contract of Djakovice, establishing peace with King Sigismund of Hungary.
1393 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1393
Ab urbe condita 2146
Armenian calendar 842
Assyrian calendar 6143
Balinese saka calendar 1314–1315
Bengali calendar 800
Berber calendar 2343
English Regnal year 16 Ric. 2 – 17 Ric. 2
Buddhist calendar 1937
Burmese calendar 755
Byzantine calendar 6901–6902
Chinese calendar 壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4089 or 4029
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4090 or 4030
Coptic calendar 1109–1110
Discordian calendar 2559
Ethiopian calendar 1385–1386
Hebrew calendar 5153–5154
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1449–1450
 - Shaka Samvat 1314–1315
 - Kali Yuga 4493–4494
Holocene calendar 11393
Igbo calendar 393–394
Iranian calendar 771–772
Islamic calendar 795–796
Japanese calendar Meitoku 4
Javanese calendar 1307–1308
Julian calendar 1393
Korean calendar 3726
Minguo calendar 519 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −75
Thai solar calendar 1935–1936
Tibetan calendar 阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
1519 or 1138 or 366
    — to —
(female Water-Rooster)
1520 or 1139 or 367


  • August 24 – Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (died 1458).
  • John Capgrave, theologian (died 1464).
  • Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto (died 1463).


  • June 6 – Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan, former Pretender to the thrown of Japan (born 1359).
  • Fa Ngum, creator of the Lao Kingdom of Lan Xang.
  • King Leo VI of Armenia.
  • King Bagrat V of Georgia.
  • Sultan Abu Al-Abbas of the Marinid dynasty.
  • Konrad von Wallenrode, Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
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