1420s

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The 1420s decade ran from January 1, 1420, to December 31, 1429.

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1420

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1421[edit]

January–December[edit]

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1422[edit]

January–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

1423[edit]

January–December[edit]

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  • The three independent boroughs of Pamplona are united into a single town by royal decree, after centuries of feuds.
  • Dan II of Wallachia, with Hungarian help, wins two battles against the Ottomans.

1424[edit]

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1425[edit]

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  • Beijing, capital of China, becomes the largest city in the world, taking the lead from Nanjing (estimated date).[5]
  • By this year, paper currency in China is worth only 0.025% to 0.014% of its original value in the 14th century; this, and the counterfeiting of copper coin currency, will lead to a dramatic shift to using silver as the common medium of exchange in China.
  • The Maltese people rise up against Don Gonsalvo Monroy, count of Malta. The insurgents repel an attempt by the Viceroy of Sicily to bring the island to order. The Maltese do not submit to Catalan-Aragonese rule, until the Magna Charta Libertatis, granting them their new rights, is delivered to them.
  • Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi's critical history of Persia, Zafar Nama, is completed under the auspices of Mirza Ibrahim Sultan, grandson of Timur.

1426[edit]

January–December[edit]

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1427[edit]

January–December[edit]

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1428[edit]

January–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1429[edit]

January–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lily Xiao Hong Lee, Sue Wiles: Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women, Volume II: Tang Through Ming 618 - 1644
  2. ^ Terence, Kealey (1996), The Economic Laws of Scientific Research 
  3. ^ Babinger, Franz (1993) [1913–1936]. "Turakhān Beg". In Houtsma, Martijn Theodoor. E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam. VIII. Leiden: Brill. pp. 876–878. ISBN 90-04-09796-1. 
  4. ^ Stephanopoli, Dimo (1799). Voyage de Dimo et Nicolo Stephanopoli en Grèce,: pendant les années V et VI. Paris: Guilleminet. 
  5. ^ Geography at about.com
  6. ^ Gernet, Jacques. (translated by Foster, J. R. and Hartman, Charles) A History of Chinese Civilization. Cambridge University Press. 1996. p. 407.
  7. ^ The History of the Feuds and Conflicts Among the Clans in the Northern Parts of Scotland and in the Western Isles: from the year M.XX1 unto M.B.C.XIX, now first published from a manuscript wrote in the reign of King James VI. (Foulis press, 1764)