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This article is about the year 1379.
|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1340s 1350s 1360s – 1370s – 1380s 1390s 1400s|
|Years:||1376 1377 1378 – 1379 – 1380 1381 1382|
|1379 by topic|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1379 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2132|
|English Regnal year||2 Ric. 2 – 3 Ric. 2|
|Chinese calendar||戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4075 or 4015
— to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4076 or 4016
|- Vikram Samvat||1435–1436|
|- Shaka Samvat||1301–1302|
|- Kali Yuga||4480–4481|
|Japanese calendar||Eiwa 5 / Kōryaku 1
|Minguo calendar||533 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1921–1922|
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- May 29 – John I succeeds his father, Henry II, as King of Castile and King of León.
- September 9 – Treaty of Neuberg signed, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between brothers Albert III and Leopold III. Albert III retains the title of Duke of Austria.
- The Venetians and Ottomans invade Constantinople and restore John V Palaiologos as Byzantine co-emperor. Andronikos IV Palaiologos is allowed to remain as Byzantine co-emperor but is confined to the city of Silivri for the remainder of his life.
- Bairam Khawaja establishes the independent principality of the Turkomans of the Black Sheep Empire in present day Armenia.
- Dmitri Donskoi of Moscow raids Estonia.
- Foundation of New College, Oxford.
- Foundation of Wisbech Grammar School in England.
- February 18 – Albert II of Mecklenburg (b. c. 1318)
- May 29 – King Henry II of Castile (b. 1334)
- November 15 – Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1346)
- December 16 – John Fitzalan, Marshal of England (drowned)
- date unknown – Aqsara'i, Persian physician