Events in year of 1396

  • 04-30Crusaders and Earl of Nevers depart from Dijon
  • 06-24Crusaders under Earl of Nevers reach Vienna
  • 09-12Crusaders under Earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis
  • 09-25Battle of Nicopolis: Sultan Bajezid I defeats Crusades armies
  • 09-26Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100s of crusaders

People born in year of 1396

  • 07-13Philip the Good: Duke of Burgundy
  • 07-31Philips [the Good]: Duke of Burgundy / Brabant / Limburg / count

People died in year of 1396

  • 09-25Jean de Vienne: French Admiral / crusader, dies in battle
  • 09-25Odard de Chasseron: French knight / crusader, dies in battle
  • 09-25Philip of Bar: French knight / crusader, dies in battle

Events in year of 1397

  • 06-17Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden and Norway
  • 06-24Sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom
  • 06-30Denmark, Norway and Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha

People born in year of 1397

  • 08-16Albrecht II von Habsburg: King of Bohemia / Hungary / Germany
  • 11-15Nicholas V [Tommaso Parentucelli]: Italy -- Pope (1447-55)

People died in year of 1397

  • 02-18Enguerrand VII: French master of Coucy / Count of Soissons, dies at 56
  • 06-15Count of Eu: French knight, dies in Turkish captivity