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|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1310s 1320s 1330s – 1340s – 1350s 1360s 1370s|
|Years:||1338 1339 1340 – 1341 – 1342 1343 1344|
|1341 by topic|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1341 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2094|
|Bahá'í calendar||−503 – −502|
|English Regnal year||14 Edw. 3 – 15 Edw. 3|
|Chinese calendar||庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4037 or 3977
— to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4038 or 3978
|- Vikram Samvat||1397–1398|
|- Shaka Samvat||1263–1264|
|- Kali Yuga||4442–4443|
|Japanese calendar||Ryakuō 4
|Minguo calendar||571 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1884|
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- The Queen's College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is founded.
- Petrarch is crowned poet laureate in Rome, the first man since antiquity to be given this honor.
- September–October: The Byzantine civil war of 1341–1347 between John VI Kantakouzenos and the regency for the infant John V Palaiologos breaks out.
- The Breton War of Succession begins over the control of the Duchy of Brittany.
- Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol, expels her husband John Henry of Bohemia, to whom she had been married as a child. She subsequently marries Louis of Bavaria without having been divorced, which results in the excommunication of the couple.
- Tbilisi becomes a capital of European Christian Cathedra after city Smirna. George V (the brilliant) returns Jerusalem and Grave of Christ from Muslims.
- Saluzzo is sacked by Manfred V of Saluzzo.
- Casimir III of Poland build a masonry castle in Lublin and encircles the city with defensive walls.
- The Chinese poet Zhang Xian writes the Iron Cannon Affair about the destructive use of gunpowder and the cannon.
- The sultan of Delhi chooses Ibn Battuta to lead a diplomatic mission to Yuan Dynasty China.
- The great flood in the river Periyar in what is now southern India which lead to the river changing its course, closing of Muziris, opening up of Cochin (Kochi) harbour submersion of some islands and birth of some new islands.
- June 5 – Edmund of Langley, son of King Edward III of England (d. 1402)
- September 1 – Frederick III the Simple, King of Sicily (d. 1377)
- November 10 – Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (d. 1408)
- date unknown
- March 2 – Martha of Denmark, queen consort of Sweden (b. 1277)
- April 30 – John III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1286)
- June – Al-Nasr Muhammad, Sultan of Egypt (b. 1295)
- June 12 – Juliana Falconieri, Italian saint (b. 1270)
- June 15 – Andronikos III Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1297)
- August 9 – Eleanor of Anjou, queen consort of Sicily (b. 1289)
- August 28 – King Levon IV of Armenia (murdered) (b. 1309)
- December – Gediminas, Duke of Lithuania
- December 4 – Janisław I, Archbishop of Gniezno
- date unknown
- probable – Richard Folville, English outlaw and parson (resisting arrest)