Year 1392 was a
leap year starting on Monday(link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
December 16- Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japanabdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu, in order to end the "nanboku-cho" period of conflict between the Northern and Southern imperial courts.
GoryeoRevolution 1388-1392: In present-day Korea, rebel leader General Yi Seonggyewith the support of the Mingoverthrows King Gongyang and crowns himself King Taejo, ending the Goryeo Dynasty and establishing the Joseon Dynasty. King Gongyang is exiled and later secretly murdered.
Taejo of Joseonturns the fortress and trade center at Seoulinto capital.
Jogailaof Polandand Lithuaniaappoints his cousin Vytautas the Greatas regent of Lithuania in return for Vytautas giving up his claim to the Lithuanian throne. Vytautas replaces Jogaila's unpopular brother Skirgailaas regent.
Charles VI of France, later known as Charles the Mad, begins experiencing bouts of psychosiswhich will continue throughout his life.
* Muhammed VII succeeds Yusuf II as
NasridSultan of Granada(now southern Spain).
Franciscanfriar James of Jülichis boiled alive for impersonating a bishop and ordaining his own priests.
Mary of Sicilydefeats an army of rebel barons.
* William le Scrope succeeds William II de Montacute as
King of Mann.
* Seoan mac Pilib succeeds Tomas mor mac Mathghamhna as King of East Breifne in present day north-central
* The city of
Afyonkarahisar(now in western Turkey) is conquered by Sultan Beyazid Iof the Ottoman Empire.
* Louis de Valois is created the 1st
Duke of Orléans, the second time this title is created.
Erfurt Universityis founded in Erfurt, central Germany.
Penistone Grammar School, later to be one of the first community comprehensive schools in England, is founded near Barnsley, England.
*Each family holding colonized land in
Anhuiprovince has to plant 200 each of mulberry, jujubeand persimmontrees.
*Entire military force of China - 1.2 million men, with 531,000 on the northern frontier in
February 3- Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland(d. 1455)
Alain Chartier, French poet and political writer (approximate date; d. c. 1430)
Flavio Biondo, Italian humanist and historian (d. 1463)
John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk(d. 1432)
Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan (d. 1447)
AbbotMethodius of Peshnosha, Eastern Orthodoxsaint
Jeong Mong-ju, Goryeodiplomat and poet (b. 1337)
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