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Grand Duke Gediminas
The Lithuanian prince Gediminas defeated a force of southern Rus -Fürstentümer in the Battle of Irpen .
1321 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 769/770 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1313/14
Aztec calendar 10. Feuerstein - Matlactli Tecpatl (until the end of January / beginning of February 9th Pipes - Chicuhnahui Acatl )
Buddhist calendar 1864/65 (southern Buddhism); 1863/64 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 66th (67th) cycle

Year of the metal rooster辛酉 ( at the beginning of the year metal monkey 庚申)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 683/684 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 699/700
Islamic calendar 720/721 (turn of the year January 30/31)
Jewish calendar 5081/82 (23/24 September)
Coptic Calendar 1037/38
Malayalam calendar 496/497
Seleucid era Babylon: 1631/32 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1632/33 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1359
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1377/78


Politics and world events

British Islands

Hugh le Despenser

In the Despenser War , rebellious English barons plundered the possessions of the royal favorite Hugh le Despenser in Wales from May 4th to 13th . On August 14, the barons force Despenser and his father to be exiled by King Edward II , but the king takes action against the rebels as early as October and can put down the rebellion in Wales by the end of December.


Byzantine Empire

Northeast Europe

Gediminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania

The Lithuanian prince Gediminas defeated after he Brest Ovruch and Zhitomir conquered, a force of southern Rus -Fürstentümer in the Battle of Irpen in Kiev , what a vast area profit for the Grand Duchy of Lithuania means and the beginning of its rise as a great power. The Kiev prince Stanislav flees to the principality of Ryazan after the lost battle . Gediminas then conquered the Principality of Pereyaslavl and began the invasion of other principalities such as Chernigov and Kiev . During his campaign he conquered the cities of Pereyaslav , Putivl , Vyshgorod , Kanew and Belgorod .

City rights and first documentary mentions

science and technology

Oberschlächtiges water wheel in the open-air museum Neuhausen ob Eck


Shortly before his death in exile with Guido Novello da Polenta in Ravenna , Dante Alighieri completed the Divina Commedia ( Divine Comedy ). It is considered to be the most important poetry in Italian literature and at the same time establishes the Italian language as a written language. It is also considered to be one of the greatest works in world literature .

In autumn Guido sends Dante on a diplomatic mission to Venice, from which the poet returns sick and dies on the night of September 14th.


Register of the Bohemian Country Table
  • The Bohemian country table is set up, a register in which the nobility records their important legal transactions. In the land tables, it is above all aristocratic property that is recorded. Despite the name, no wooden panels are used, but register books.
  • September 14th: The Ménéstrandise is founded in Paris , a guild of musicians, jugglers and Ménestrels that existed until 1776 .


Exterior view of the Gračanica monastery church


Date of birth saved

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1321


First half of the year

Grave slab of Dietrich von Rinteln : The incised drawing in the Kreuzkirche is the oldest preserved tomb in Hanover

Second half of the year

Dante's tomb in Ravenna
Dedication sheet of the Kunigunden Passionals , created between 1312 and 1321; the abbess is depicted on it as the king's daughter and bride of Christ.
  • November 27: Kunigunde of Bohemia , Bohemian princess and abbess of St. George's Monastery in Prague Castle (* 1265)
  • Autumn: Wilhelm Belibaste , last wandering basket of the Cathars in the Langudoc (* around 1280)

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1321

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