Year 1391 was a
common year starting on Sunday(link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
July 18- Tokhtamysh-Timur War: Battle of the Kondurcha River- Timurdefeats Tokhtamyshof the Golden Hordein present day southeast Russia.
August 5- Anti-Jewish riots erupt in Toledo, Spainand Barcelona. Many Jews leave Barcelonaafter the following , though a large number remain in the city.
Manuel II Palaiologosbecomes Byzantine Emperorafter his father, John V Palaiologos, dies of a nervous breakdown due to his continued humiliation by the Ottoman Empire.
* Yusuf II succeeds Muhammed V as
NasridSultan of Granada(now southern Spain).
Stjepan Dabišasucceeds his uncle, Stefan Tvrtko I, as King of Bosnia.
* Shah Mansur becomes leader of the
Timuridoccupied Muzaffarid Empire in central Persia.
* A group of Muzaffarids under Zafar Khan Muzaffar establish a new Sultanate at
Gujaratin western India.
Vytautas the Great, claimant to the thrown of Lithuania, forms an alliance with Muscovy.
* Roman I succeeds Petru I as Prince of
Moldavia(now Moldovaand eastern Romania).
Konrad von Wallenrodesucceeds Konrad Zöllner von Rotensteinas Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights.
Bridget of Swedenis canonized by Pope Boniface IX.
* Ushkuinik pirates from
Novgorodsack the Muscovytowns of Zhukotinand Kazan.
* The Chinese invent
toilet paperfor use by their emperors.
Henry I Sinclair, Earl of Orkney, takes control of the Shetland Islandsand the Faroe Islands.
University of Ferrarais founded in present-day Italy.
Minggovernment orders 50 million trees planted in Nanjingarea.
October 31- King Edward of Portugal(d. 1438)
November 6- Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425)
Gedun Drub, 1st Dalai Lama(d. 1474)
Michelozzo, Italian architect and sculptor (d. 1472)
Zhu Quan, Chinese military commander, historian and playwright (d. 1448)
Thomas West, 2nd Baron West(d. 1415)
February 16- John V Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor(b. 1332)
Muhammed V, Sultan of Granada
* King Stefan Tvrtko I of Bosnia
November 1- Amadeus VII of Savoy(b. 1360)
Nicholas Cabasilas, Byzantine mystic and theological writer
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