From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the year 1341.
|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|
|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||1883–1884|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1341.|
- January 1 – An earthquake affects Crimea, Ukraine with a magnitude of 6.0 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).
- January 18 – The Queen's College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England, is founded.
- April 8 – 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 builds 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 modern-day southern India led 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
- January 22 – Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1279)
- March 2 – Martha of Denmark, queen consort of Sweden (b. 1277)
- April 30 – John III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1286)
- June – Al-Nasir 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)