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What Happened in 1339

Famous People Born in 1339

  • Jul 23 Louis I, Duke of Anjou and King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers), born in Ch√Ęteau de Vincennes, France (d. 1384)
  • Nov 1 Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (1358-65), born in Vienna (d. 1365)

World Leaders in 1339

Famous People Who Died in 1339

  • Feb 17 Otto, Duke of Austria and Styria, dies at 37
  • Aug 16 Azzone Visconti, Lord of Milan (1329-39), dies at 36
  • Sep 19 Go-Daigo, 96th Emperor of Japan (1318-39), dies at 50