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This article is about the year 1349. For the Norwegian black metal band, see 1349 (band).
|Centuries:||13th century · 14th century · 15th century|
|Decades:||1310s · 1320s · 1330s · 1340s · 1350s · 1360s · 1370s|
|Years:||1346 · 1347 · 1348 · 1349 · 1350 · 1351 · 1352|
|1349 by topic|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
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|Art and literature|
|1349 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2102|
|English Regnal year||22 Edw. 3 – 23 Edw. 3|
|Chinese calendar||戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4045 or 3985
— to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4046 or 3986
|- Vikram Samvat||1405–1406|
|- Shaka Samvat||1270–1271|
|- Kali Yuga||4449–4450|
|Japanese calendar||Jōwa 5
|Minguo calendar||563 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1891–1892|
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- January 9 – The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland is rounded up and incinerated, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing Black Death.
- January 22 – An earthquake in L'Aquila kills 800.
- February 14 – Roughly 2,000 Jews are burned to death during the Strasbourg massacre.
- March 21 – The bulk of the 900 strong Jewish community of Erfurt (Germany) is murdered by the rest of the population which accuses the minority to be the underlying cause of the Black Death.
- May – The Black Death ceases in Ireland.
- August 24 – The Black Death breaks out in Elbing (Poland).
- October 20 – Pope Clement VI publishes a papal bull that condemns the Flagellants.
- December 22 – The rise of Alexios III of Trebizond to the throne ends the Trapezuntine Civil Wars.
- The Black Death spreads to Norway when an English ship with everyone dead on board floats to Bergen.
- Pope Clement VI annuls the marriage of William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, and Joan of Kent, on the grounds of her prior marriage to Thomas Holland, 1st Earl of Kent.
- The Black Death breaks out in Mecca.
- Ibn Battuta arrives in Fez in Morocco.
- An earthquake in Rome causes extensive damage, including the collapse of the southern exterior facade of the Colosseum.
- Earthquake in England strikes Meaux Abbey
- September 9 – Duke Albert III of Austria (d. 1395)
- date unknown
- May 31 – Thomas Wake, English politician (b. 1297)
- June – Friar John Clyn, Franciscan and Irish chronicler
- June 14 – Günther von Schwarzburg, German king (b. 1304)
- August 25 – James III of Majorca (b. 1315)
- August 26 – Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury
- September 11 – Bonne of Luxembourg, queen of John II of France (b. 1315)
- October 6 – Joan II of Navarre, daughter of Louis X of France (b. 1311)
- date unknown
- probable – William of Ockham, English philosopher (b. 1285)