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This article is about the year 1390.
|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1360s 1370s 1380s – 1390s – 1400s 1410s 1420s|
|Years:||1387 1388 1389 – 1390 – 1391 1392 1393|
|1390 by topic|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1390 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2143|
|Bahá'í calendar||−454 – −453|
|English Regnal year||13 Ric. 2 – 14 Ric. 2|
|Chinese calendar||己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4086 or 4026
— to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
4087 or 4027
|- Vikram Samvat||1446–1447|
|- Shaka Samvat||1312–1313|
|- Kali Yuga||4491–4492|
|Japanese calendar||Kōō 2 / Meitoku 1
|Minguo calendar||522 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1933|
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- January 19 – Treaty of Lyck confirms an alliance between Vytautas and the Teutonic Knights in the Lithuanian Civil War against Vytautas's cousin, Jogaila.
- April 14 – John VII Palaiologos overthrows his grandfather, John V Palaiologos, as Byzantine Emperor.
- April 19 – Robert III succeeds his father, Robert II, as King of Scotland.
- May 26 – Treaty of Königsberg signed in Königsberg during the Lithuanian Civil War between Samogitian nobles and representatives of the Teutonic Knights.
- September 11 – In the Lithuanian Civil War, the coalition of Vytautas and the Teutonic Knights begins a 5-week siege of Vilnius. The Duke of Hereford (the future King Henry IV of England) is among the western European knights serving with the coalition.
- September 17 – John VII Palaiologos seeks refuge with the Ottoman sultan Bayezid I after John V Palaiologos is 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 Byzantine enclave of any significance in Anatolia.
- Barquq is restored as Mamluk Sultan of Egypt after overthrowing Sultan Hadji II.
- Nasir ud din Muhammad Shah III overthrows his brother, Abu Bakr Shah, as Sultan of Delhi.
- Manuel III succeeds his father, Alexios III, as Emperor of Trebizond (now north eastern Turkey).
- Sikandar But-shikan succeeds Sikandar Shah as Sultan of Kashmir.
- Ko Cheng succeeds Che Bong Nga as King of Champa (now eastern Vietnam).
- Mahmud succeeds Sandaki as Mansa of the Mali Empire.
- N'Diklam Sare succeeds Sare N'Dyaye as ruler of the Jolof Empire (now part of Senegal).
- The Kingdom of Kaffa is established in present day Ethiopia (approximate date).
- Templo Mayor, the main temple of the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City), is built.
- The Candi Surawana Temple is built in the Majapahit Kingdom (now Indonesia).
- Construction begins on San Petronio Basilica in Bologna.
- October 3 – Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (d. 1447)
- December 27 – Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)
- March 20 – Alexios III Megas Komnenos, Emperor of Trebizond (b. 1338)
- 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)
- September – Towtiwil, Prince of Black Ruthenia
- probable – Altichiero, Italian painter (b. 1330)
- Ivinskis, Zenonas (1988) . "Vytauto jaunystė ir jo veikimas iki 1392 m". In Paulius Šležas. Vytautas Didysis (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 36. OCLC 25726071.
- Gudavičius, Edvardas (1999). Lietuvos istorija. Nuo seniausių laikų iki 1569 metų (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Lietuvos rašytojų sąjungos leidykla. pp. 173–174. ISBN 9986-39-112-1.