|Centuries:||13th century - 14th century - 15th century|
|Decades:|| 1360s 1370s 1380s - 1390s - 1400s 1410s 1420s
|Years:||1395 1396 1397 - 1398 - 1399 1400 1401|
|1398 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
- Timur conquers the Delhi Sultanate, which had been weakened after four years of civil war. Timur's islamic troops sack the city of Delhi and proceed to massacre hundreds of thousands of the state's Hindu inhabitants.
- Jianwen succeeds his grandfather, Hongwu, as Emperor of Ming Dynasty China.
- King Richard II of England exiles his cousin Henry Bolingbroke (the future Henry IV of England) for ten years in order to end Henry's feud with Thomas de Mowbray, who is also exiled.
- France withdraws its support for Antipope Benedict XIII.
- The Teutonic Knights recommence their raids of Lithuania.
- The Bosnian nobility dethrone Queen Jelena Gruba and replace her with King Stjepan Ostoja.
- Janus succeeds his father, James I, as King of Cyprus and claimant to the throne of Armenian Cilicia.
- Abdullah succeeds Abu Amir as ruler of the Marinid dynasty in present-day Morocco.
- The Teutonic Knights conquer the island of Gotland, near Sweden, which had previous been run by a group of pirates.
- Martin I of Aragon launches a crusade against the Moors in North Africa.
- Yi Bangsuk, heir to the throne of the Joseon Dynasty in present-day Korea, is murdered during a coup by his older half-brother, Yi Bangwon.
- Trần Ngung is forced to abdicate as ruler of the Tran Dynasty in present-day Vietnam. Trần An succeeds as ruler.
- Construction of the Stecknitz Canal in present-day north Germany (now one of the oldest artificial waterways in the world).
- Glendalough monastery in Wicklow, Ireland is destroyed by English troops.
- Ferapontov Monastery is built in present-day north-west Russia.
- The Munmyo Confucian shrine and Sungkyunkwan University are built in present-day Seoul.
- Mount Grace Priory is established in Yorkshire, England.
- Some historians believe the Scottish explorer Henry I Sinclair reached North America in this year.
|Gregorian calendar||1398 |
|Ab urbe condita||2151|
|Armenian calendar||847 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-446 – -445|
|Coptic calendar||1114 – 1115|
|Ethiopian calendar||1390 – 1391|
|Hebrew calendar||5158 – 5159|
|- Vikram Samvat||1453 – 1454|
|- Shaka Samvat||1320 – 1321|
|- Kali Yuga||4499 – 4500|
|Iranian calendar||776 – 777|
|Islamic calendar||800 – 801|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2058|
|Thai solar calendar||1941|
- February 25 - Xuande Emperor of China (died 1435)
- August 19 - Marqués de Santillana, Spanish poet (died 1458)
- Spytek z Melsztyna, Polish nobleman (died 1439)
- Johann Gutenberg-Inventor of the printing press
- January 31 - former Emperor Sukō (born 1334)
- March 24 - Margaret Plantagenet
- June 24 - Hongwu Emperor of China (born 1328)
- July 20 - Roger Mortimer, heir to the throne of England (born 1374)
- September 9 - James I of Cyprus (born 1334)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1398 at Familypedia
13 people were born in 1398
10 children were born to the 6 women born in 1398
16 people died in 1398
903 people lived in 1398
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16 people were married in 1398.
There were 0 military battles in 1398.