Year 1338 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 3 Jacob of Arteveld elected mayor of Ghent
  • Jul 16 The six Electors of the Holy Roman Empire signed the Agreement of Rhense confirming Emperor Louis IV.

Historical Figures Born in 1338

  • Jan 4 Muhammad V of Granada [al-Ghani bi'llah], Ruler of Granada (1354-59, 1362-91), completed the Alhambra, (d. 1391)
  • Jan 21 King Charles V, (Charles the Wise), of France (1364-80)
  • Feb 3 Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (d. 1378)
  • Mar 16 Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)
  • Nov 29 Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England, born in Antwerp, Buchy of Brabant (d. 1368)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1338

  • Apr 24 Marquis Theodore I of Montferrat (b. 1291)
  • Aug 4 Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)