What Happened in 1331

Historical Events

  • Sep 8 Stefan Dušan declares himself king of Serbia
  • Sep 27 Battle of Płowce: Kingdom of Poland defeats the Teutonic Order in a strategic victory

Famous People Born in 1331

  • Feb 16 Coluccio Salutati, Italian political leader and humanist, Chancellor of the Republic of Florence (appointed 1375), born in Stignano (d. 1406)
  • Oct 4 James Butler, 2nd Earl of Ormonde, born in Kilkenny Castle, Ireland (d. 1382)

World Leaders in 1331

Famous People Who Died in 1331

  • Jan 14 Odoric of Podenone, Italian Franciscan friar and explorer (travelled to India, Borneo and China) (b. 1286)
  • Oct 27 Aboe al-Fida [Aboelfeda], Arabic writer/sultan of Hama, dies
  • Nov 11 Stefanus VIII Uros III Decanski, king of Serbia (1322-31), dies