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What Happened in 1341

Historical Events in 1341

  • Apr 8 Petrarch crowned a poet on the Capitoline Hill in Rome
  • Apr 14 Sack of Saluzzo (Italy) by Italian-Angevine troops under Manfred V of Saluzzo.

Famous People Born in 1341

  • Jun 5 Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England, born in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1402)
  • Nov 10 Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman, born in Alnwick, Northumberland, England (d. 1408)

World Leaders in 1341

Famous People Who Died in 1341

  • Apr 30 John III, Duke of Brittany, dies at 55
  • Jun 15 Andronicus III Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1328-41), dies
  • Jun 19 Juliana van Falconieri, Italian saint/Swedish tenor, dies
  • Aug 28 King Leo V of Armenia (b. 1309)