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This article is about the year 1429. For the number, see 1429 (number).
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1390s 1400s 1410s – 1420s – 1430s 1440s 1450s|
|Years:||1426 1427 1428 – 1429 – 1430 1431 1432|
|1429 by topic|
|Arts and science|
|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1429 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2182|
|Bahá'í calendar||−415 – −414|
|English Regnal year||7 Hen. 6 – 8 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4125 or 4065
— to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4126 or 4066
|- Vikram Samvat||1485–1486|
|- Shaka Samvat||1351–1352|
|- Kali Yuga||4530–4531|
|Japanese calendar||Shocho 2 / Eikyō 1
|Minguo calendar||483 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1972|
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- February 12 – Battle of Rouvray (or "of the Herrings"): English forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army of William de la Pole, 4th Earl of Suffolk at Orléans from attack by the Comte de Clermont and John Stewart.
- April 29 – Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orléans.
- April 30 – Siege of Orléans: Joan of Arc enters Orléans with a relief expedition.
- May 7 – The Tourelles, the last English siege fortification at Orléans, falls. Joan of Arc becomes the hero of the battle by returning wounded to lead the final charge.
- May 8 – The English, weakened by disease and lack of supplies, depart Orléans.
- June 18 – Battle of Patay: French forces under Joan of Arc smash the English forces under Lord Talbot and Sir John Fastolf, forcing the withdrawal of the English from the Loire Valley.
- July 17 – Charles VII of France crowned in Rheims.
- September – Hafsid Saracens attempted to capture Malta but were repelled by its defenders.
- September 8 – Joan of Arc leads an unsuccessful attack on Paris and is wounded.
- November 24 – Joan besieged La Charité.
- Fire destroys Turku.
- A series of seven customs offices and barriers are installed along the Grand Canal of China, during the reign of the Ming Dynasty ruler Emperor Yongle.
- January 17 – Antonio del Pollaiolo, Italian painter, sculptor and jeweller (possible date; d. 1498)
- January 30 – Humphrey FitzAlan, 15th Earl of Arundel (d. 1438)
- March 23 – Margaret of Anjou, queen of Henry VI of England (d. 1482)
- Peter, Constable of Portugal (d. 1466)
- probable – Mino da Fiesole, Florentine sculptor (d. 1484)
- February 20 or 20 – Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, founder of the Medici dynasty of Florence (b. 1360)
- June 22 – Ghiyath al-Kashi, Persian mathematician and astronomer (b. 1380)
- July 4 – Carlo I Tocco, ruler of Epirus (b. 1372)
- September 28 – Cymburgis of Masovia, wife of Duke Ernest the Iron of Inner Austria (b. 1394)
- October – Alexios IV Megas Komnenos, Empire of Trebizond (b. 1382)
- December 30 – Margaret Holland, English noblewoman (b. 1385)
- date unknown – Emperor Yeshaq I of Ethiopia (b. 1414)