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|Centuries:||12th century · 13th century · 14th century|
|Decades:||1270s · 1280s · 1290s · 1300s · 1310s · 1320s · 1330s|
|Years:||1297 · 1298 · 1299 · 1300 · 1301 · 1302 · 1303|
|1300 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1300 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2053|
|English Regnal year||28 Edw. 1 – 29 Edw. 1|
|Chinese calendar||己亥年 (Earth Pig)
3996 or 3936
— to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
3997 or 3937
|- Vikram Samvat||1356–1357|
|- Shaka Samvat||1221–1222|
|- Kali Yuga||4400–4401|
|Japanese calendar||Shōan 2
|Minguo calendar||612 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1842–1843|
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- February 22 – The Jubilee of Pope Boniface VIII is celebrated. It is at this celebration that Giovanni Villani decides to write his universal history of Florence, the Cronica.
- June 15 – The city of Bilbao receives a royal foundation charter.
- Money from Florence, Italy becomes the first international currency.
- Philip IV of France begins his attempt to annex Flanders.
- Wenceslas II of Bohemia becomes King of Poland.
- A census in Imperial China finds that it has roughly 60 million inhabitants.
- The Tuareg establish a state centered on Agadez.
- Amsterdam is officially declared a city.
- Jacob ben Machir is appointed dean of the medical school at Montpellier, France.
- Aztec culture starts in Mesoamerica (approximate date).
- The Dulcinian sect begins when Gherardo Segarelli, founder of the Apostolic Brethren, is burned at the stake in Parma during a brutal repression of the Apostolics
- March 21 – Henry Suso, German mystic (d. 1366)
- June 1 – Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (d. 1338)
- September 27 – Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine (d. 1327)
- date unknown
- Dionigi di Borgo San Sepolcro, Augustinian monk (d. 1342)
- Geoffroi de Charny, French knight and chivalric writer (d. 1356)
- Richard FitzRalph, Archbishop of Armagh (d. 1360)
- Taddeo Gaddi, Italian painter and architect (d. 1366)
- John of Winterthur, Swiss historian
- Laurence Minot, English poet (d. 1352)
- February 19 – Munio de Zamora, General of the Dominican Order
- July 18 – Gerard Segarelli, founder of the Apostolic Brethren (burned at stake)
- August 29 – Guido Cavalcanti, Italian poet (b. 1250)
- September – Edmund, 2nd Earl of Cornwall (approximate date; b. 1249)
- December – Jean de Montfort-Castres, Count of Squillace
- date unknown
- March 25 (April 2 in the Proleptic Gregorian calendar, Good Friday) – The date of Dante's journey as the protagonist in his own epic poem, The Divine Comedy. Beginning with the Inferno, he made many cultural references to his time.
- Till Eulenspiegel is said to have been born in this year.
- Alexandra Gajewski & Zoë Opacic (ed.), The Year 1300 and the Creation of a New European Architecture (Architectura Medii Aevi, 1), Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2007. ISBN 978-2-503-52286-9