On This Day

Year 1336 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 26 Italian Renaissance poet Francesco Petrarch famously climbs Mont Ventoux
  • Aug 12 English King Edward III ends wool export to Flanders

Historical Figures Who Died in 1336

  • Jan 8 Giotto di Bondone, Italian Proto-Renaissance painter (Scrovegni Chapel), dies at about 71
  • Jan 22 Louis III, last Earl of Loon, dies
  • Jan 24 Alfonso IV, the Benignant, King of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36
  • May 17 Emperor Go-Fushimi, 93rd Emperor of Japan (1298-1301), dies at 48
  • Jul 4 Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65