|Centuries:||13th century - 14th century - 15th century|
|Decades:|| 1360s 1370s 1380s - 1390s - 1400s 1410s 1420s
|Years:||1394 1395 1396 - 1397 - 1398 1399 1400|
|1397 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
- July 20 - Queen Margaret forms the Kalmar Union, uniting the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway (with Iceland and Greenland) and Sweden (including Finland).
- The Ottomans capture the Vidin Empire, the only remaining independent Bulgarian state. Emperor Ivan Sratsimir of Vidin is taken prisoner and later disappears.
- Richard II of England attempts to reassert authority over his kingdom by arresting members of a group of powerful barons known as the Lords Appellant.
- Temur Qutlugh is crowned as the Khan of Golden Horde with the help of general Edigu. Although, Edigu continues to hold the real power.
- Thomas Arundel succeeds William Courtenay as Archbishop of Canterbury.
- Richard Whittington aka Dick Whittington is elected Lord Mayor of London.
- Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery is founded in north-west Russia.
- Sretensky Monastery is founded in Moscow.
- February 10 - John Beaufort becomes Earl of Somerset.
- September 29 - John Holland, Earl of Huntingdon is created Duke of Exeter by his half-brother Richard II of England.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1397 |
|Ab urbe condita||2150|
|Armenian calendar|| 846 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-447 – -446|
|Coptic calendar||1113 – 1114|
|Ethiopian calendar||1389 – 1390|
|Hebrew calendar||5157 – 5158|
|- Vikram Samvat||1452 – 1453|
|- Shaka Samvat||1319 – 1320|
|- Kali Yuga||4498 – 4499|
|Iranian calendar||775 – 776|
|Islamic calendar||799 – 800|
|Japanese calendar|| Ōei
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2057|
|Thai solar calendar||1940|
- February 21 - Isabella of Portugal (†1471)
- May 6 - Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (died 1450)
- June 29 - King John II of Aragon (died 1479)
- August 10 - Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (died 1439)
- November 15 - Pope Nicholas V (died 1455)
- Chimalpopoca, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlán (died 1427)
- Tlacaelel, Aztec nobleman (died 1487)
- Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Italian mathematician (died 1482)
- Paolo Uccello, Florentine painter (died 1475)
- January 11 - Skirgiello, former Grand Duke of Lithuania
- February 18 - Enguerrand VII (born 1340)
- June 3 - William Montacute, English military leader (born 1328)
- June 16 - Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1358)
- September 2 - Francesco Landini, Italian composer
- September 15 - Adam Easton, Catholic Cardinal
- September 21 - Richard FitzAlan, English military leader (executed) (born 1346)
- date unknown - Thomas Holland (born 1350)
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People of the year 1397 at Familypedia
9 people were born in 1397
3 children were born to the 2 women born in 1397
24 people died in 1397
812 people lived in 1397
Events of the year 1397 at FamilypediaEdit
14 people were married in 1397.
There were 0 military battles in 1397.