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Peter d.  Ä.  Stromer
Peter Stromer begins his experiments with the forest seeds in the Nuremberg Reichswald .
Portrait of Emperor Hongwu
Hongwu becomes the first emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty .
1368 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 816/817 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1360/61
Aztec calendar 5th tubes - Macuilli Acatl (until the end of January / beginning of February 4th Rabbit - Nahui Tochtli )
Buddhist calendar 1911/12 (southern Buddhism); 1910/11 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 67th (68th) cycle

Year of the Earth-Monkey戊申 ( at the beginning of the year Fire-Sheep 丁未)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 730/731 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 746/747
Islamic calendar 769/770 (turn of the year August 15/16)
Jewish calendar 5128/29 (September 13-14)
Coptic calendar 1084/85
Malayalam calendar 543/544
Seleucid era Babylon: 1678/79 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1679/80 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1406
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1424/25


Politics and world events

Second Waldemark War in Scandinavia

Conquest of Copenhagen by the Hanseatic League, illustration from the 19th century.

Holy Roman Empire / Italy

  • In Augsburg , an uprising by the urban craftsmen against the ruling patrician families led to the introduction of a guild constitution .

Ottoman Empire

Empire of China

General Xu Da

Xu Da , general of the Red Turbans rebelling against the rule of the Mongols in China , attacks the Chinese capital Dadu and, after winning the battle, forces Emperor Toghan Timur from the Mongolian Yuan dynasty to flee north. In the course of this persecution he succeeds in winning over the Korean general Yi Seong-gye , who was actually allied with the Mongols and who later founded the Korean Joseon dynasty .

Supreme rebel leader Zhu Yuanzhang proclaimed himself the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty on September 14th under the name Hongwu . During his reign the economic reconstruction and the building of a new absolutist-centralist administrative structure are the focus of the efforts. In addition, the transfer of the capital to the south begins. First, Hongwu has Kaifeng , the old capital of the Song dynasty , and the capital of the Han and Tang dynasties explore Chang'an , then he settles on his own birthplace, Fengyang , a few hundred kilometers northwest of Nanjing . Here he wants to build his new residence, the Middle Capital ( Zhongdu ). It is the southernmost royal seat of the entire Chinese empire to date.



science and technology



Date of birth saved

Emperor Sigismund

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1368


Date of death secured

Blanche von Lancaster, The Lady with the Unicorn , from a series of Flemish tapestries (15th century)

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1368

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