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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Friedrich IV of Tyrol
Friedrich IV of Tyrol dies.
Erik VII.
Erik VII is deposed as ruler in all countries of
the Kalmar Union
Malbrouck Castle
On the castle Malbrouck is Jakob von Sierck
the Archbishop of Trier consecrated.
1439 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 887/888 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1431/32
Aztec calendar 11. Rabbit - Matlactli ozce Tochtli (until the end of January / beginning of February: 10th house - Matlactli Calli )
Buddhist calendar 1982/83 (southern Buddhism); 1981/82 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 68th (69th) cycle

Year of the Earth- Sheep 己未 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Horse 戊午)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 801/802 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 817/818
Islamic calendar 842/843 (turn of the year 13/14 June)
Jewish calendar 5199/5200 (9/10 September)
Coptic calendar 1155/56
Malayalam calendar 614/615
Seleucid era Babylon: 1749/50 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1750/51 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1477
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1495/96 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

Hussite Wars

Hanso-Dutch War

Kalmar Union


Council and Papacy

Coat of arms of Eugene IV.
Coat of arms of Felix V.

Pope Eugene IV concludes a union agreement with the Greek Orthodox Church . This success, which arouses hopes for an end to the Eastern Schism that has persisted in the Christian Church since 1054 , gives the Pope a great reputation and weakens the Council of Basle , which is critical of the Pope, and which adhered to conciliarism . Eugene IV relocated the council that had split off a few years earlier from Ferrara to Florence on January 16 . In Basel remaining portion is on June 25 from Eugene and votes on November 5 in a few hour-long conclave Amadeus VIII. Of Savoy to the Pope, which the name Felix V. 's. This is considered to be the last historical antipope .

With the Mainz acceptance , the Roman-German King Albrecht II and six metropolitans of the Holy Roman Empire accepted a total of twenty-six reform decrees of the Basel Council at the Mainz Reichstag on March 26th .

Church hierarchy

After resigning as Bishop of Speyer last year, Raban von Helmstatt resigns as Archbishop of Trier in May . Jakob von Sierck was appointed his successor and consecrated in the same year in the chapel of Malbrouck Castle, which belonged to his family . The new archbishop and elector takes over an almost bankrupt archdiocese.


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Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1439


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Albrecht II of Habsburg

Exact date of death unknown

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