Year 1390 was a
common year starting on Saturday(link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
April 14- John VII Palaiologosoverthrows his grandfather, John V Palaiologos, as Byzantine Emperor.
April 19- Robert III succeeds his father, Robert II, as King of Scotland.
September 17- John VII Palaiologosseeks refuge with the Ottoman sultan Bayezid Iafter John V Palaiologosis restored by his son, Manuel, and the Republic of Venice.
October 9- Henry III succeeds his father, John I, as King of Castile and León.
* The Ottomans take Philadelphia, the last
Byzantineenclave of any significance in Anatolia.
* With the help of the
Teutonic Knights, Vytautasbegins a revolt against his cousin, Jogailathe Supreme Prince of Lithuania.
*The Earl of Derby (the future King
Henry IV of England) supports the Teutonic Knights at the siege of Vilnius.
Barquqis restored as MamlukSultan of Egyptafter overthrowing Sultan Hadji II.
* Nasir ud din Muhammad Shah III overthrows his brother,
Abu Baker, as Sultan of Delhi.
* Manuel III succeeds his father, Alexios III, as Emperor of Trebizond (now north eastern
* Sikandar But-shikan succeeds Sikandar Shah as Sultan of
* Ko Cheng succeeds
Che Bong Ngaas King of Champa(now eastern Vietnam).
* Mahmud succeeds
Sandakias Mansaof the Mali Empire.
* N'Diklam Sare succeeds Sare N'Dyaye as ruler of the
Jolof Empire(now part of Senegal).
* "approximate date":
Kingdom of Kaffais established in present day Ethiopia.
Templo Mayor, the main temple of the Azteccapital of Tenochtitlan(now Mexico City), is built.
Candi SurawanaTemple is built in the MajapahitKingdom (now Indonesia).
* Construction begins on
San Petronio Basilicain Bologna.
October 3- Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester(d. 1447)
December 27- Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)
John Dunstaple, English composer (d. 1453)
Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman and rebel leader (d. 1436)
April 19- King Robert II of Scotland(b. 1316)
August 14- John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)
September 23- John I, Duke of Lorraine(b. 1346)
October 9- King John I of Castile(fall from a horse) (b. 1358)
Towtiwil, Prince of Black Ruthenia
Altichiero, Italian painter (b. 1330)
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