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1401 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1401
Ab urbe condita 2154
Armenian calendar 850
Assyrian calendar 6151
Balinese saka calendar 1322–1323
Bengali calendar 808
Berber calendar 2351
English Regnal year 2  Hen. 4   3  Hen. 4
Buddhist calendar 1945
Burmese calendar 763
Byzantine calendar 6909–6910
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal  Dragon)
4097 or 4037
辛巳年 (Metal  Snake)
4098 or 4038
Coptic calendar 1117–1118
Discordian calendar 2567
Ethiopian calendar 1393–1394
Hebrew calendar 5161–5162
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1457–1458
 - Shaka Samvat 1322–1323
 - Kali Yuga 4501–4502
Holocene calendar 11401
Igbo calendar 401–402
Iranian calendar 779–780
Islamic calendar 803–804
Japanese calendar Ōei 8
Javanese calendar 1315–1316
Julian calendar 1401
Korean calendar 3734
Minguo calendar 511 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −67
Thai solar calendar 1943–1944
Tibetan calendar 阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
1527 or 1146 or 374
(female Iron-Snake)
1528 or 1147 or 375

Year 1401 ( MCDI ) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Roman numerals Numbers in the Roman numeral system

Roman numerals are a numeral system that originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet. Modern usage employs seven symbols, each with a fixed integer value:

A common year starting on Saturday is any non-leap year that begins on Saturday, 1 January, and ends on Saturday, 31 December. Its dominical letter hence is B. Examples include 1977, 1983, 1994, 2005, 2011 and 2022 in the Gregorian calendar or, likewise, 2017 and 2023 in the obsolete Julian calendar, see below for more. Any common year that starts on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday has only one Friday the 13th; The only Friday the 13th in this common year occurs in May. Leap years starting on Friday share this characteristic.

The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 708 AUC (46 BC/BCE), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on 1 January 709 AUC (45 BC/BCE), by edict. It was the predominant calendar in the Roman world, most of Europe, and in European settlements in the Americas and elsewhere, until it was gradually replaced by the Gregorian calendar, promulgated in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII.




January 6 is the sixth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 359 days remain until the end of the year.

Rupert, King of Germany King of Germany and Elector Palatine

Rupert of the Palatinate, a member of the House of Wittelsbach, was Elector Palatine from 1398 and King of Germany (rex Romanorum) from 1400 until his death.

King of the Romans title used by medieval German monarchs (for the monarch of the ancient Roman kingdom, use Q55375123)

King of the Romans was a title used by Syagrius, then by the German king following his election by the princes from the time of Emperor Henry II (1014–1024) onward. The title was predominantly a claim to become Holy Roman Emperor and was dependent upon coronation by the Pope.

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De heretico comburendo was a law passed by Parliament under King Henry IV of England in 1401, punishing heretics with burning at the stake. This law was one of the strictest religious censorship statutes ever enacted in England. In March 1401 William Sawtrey became the first Lollard to be burned.

Kingdom of England Historic sovereign kingdom on the British Isles (927–1649; 1660–1707)

The Kingdom of England was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from 927, when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Archbishop of Canterbury senior bishop of the Church of England

The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury. The current archbishop is Justin Welby, who was enthroned at Canterbury Cathedral on 21 March 2013. Welby is the 105th in a line which goes back more than 1400 years to Augustine of Canterbury, the "Apostle to the English", sent from Rome in the year 597. Welby succeeded Rowan Williams.


March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 279 days remain until the end of the year.

Albert III, Duke of Bavaria Duke of Bavaria-Munich

Albert III the Pious of Bavaria-Munich, since 1438 Duke of Bavaria-Munich. He was born in Wolfratshausen to Ernest, Duke of Bavaria and Elisabetta Visconti, daughter of Bernabò Visconti.

Year 1460 (MCDLX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.


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Francesco I Sforza Italian condottiero, the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan, Italy

Francesco I Sforza was an Italian condottiero, the founder of the Sforza dynasty in Milan, Italy, and was the fourth Duke of Milan from 1450 until his death. He was the brother of Alessandro, whom he often fought alongside.

House of Sforza noble family of the Italian Renaissance, dukes of Milan

The House of Sforza was a ruling family of Renaissance Italy, based in Milan. They acquired the Duchy of Milan from the previously-ruling Visconti family in the mid-15th century, and lost it to the Spanish Habsburgs about a century later.

The 1380s was a decade of the Julian Calendar which began on January 1, 1380, and ended on December 31, 1389.

1536 Year

Year 1536 (MDXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1458 (MCDLVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1466 (MCDLXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. It is one of eight years (CE) to contain each Roman numeral once.

Year 1375 (MCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1377 (MCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1392 (MCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1395 (MCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

Year 1409 (MCDIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.

Bona Sforza Queen of Poland

Bona Sforza d’Aragona was Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania. A member of the powerful House of Sforza, which ruled the Duchy of Milan since 1447, she became the second wife of Sigismund I the Old, the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania in 1518. Their marriage lasted 30 years until Sigismund's death in 1548. Ambitious and energetic, Bona became heavily involved in the political life of Poland–Lithuania. To increase state revenue, she implemented various economic and agricultural reforms, including the far-reaching Wallach Reform in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Her reforms made her the richest landowner in the Grand Duchy. In foreign policy, she opposed the Habsburgs and sought to secure her eldest daughter Isabella Jagiellon in the Kingdom of Hungary.

William Sawtrey British heretic priest

William Sawtrey was an English Roman Catholic priest who was executed for heresy.

The 1400s ran from January 1, 1400, to December 31, 1409.


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