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Heads of State
Year of the Earth Rat戊子( at the beginning of the year fire - pig丁亥)
Syria: 1659/60 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- Charles IV settled in Prague.
- The Moravian Landtafel is started. The list of legal acts of the nobility is passed more than 500 years and has survived to this day.
- The wrong Woldemar enfeoffed by Charles IV with the Mark Brandenburg. Around 1350 he is unmasked as a fraud.
Science and Technology
- April 7: The Charles University is founded.
- The prestigious medical faculty of the West, that of Paris, has been commissioned by the French king to express an opinion on the great plague. This one comes to the conclusion that a conjunction of the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mars have caused the atmospheric changes on 24 March 1345 which should have led to the plague.
Culture and Society
- The Laischaft Osnabrück is mentioned erstmalsurkundlich.
- JANUARY 25: Severe earthquake with its epicenter in Friuli, leading to a landslide on Dobratsch in Carinthia, among other things, in which 17 villages were allegedly buried. The destruction of eleven castles is occupied.
- Spread of the plague as a European pandemic (later) called the Black Death, which falls about half of Europe's population fell victim
- The plague raged in the East, in Cairo alone to 900 000 people have died in it.
- JULY 4: Pope Clement VI. turns into a bull against the persecution of Jews in the time of the Black Death. His writing is largely ignored.
- September 26: Pope Clement VI. explained in a second bull entitled Quamvis perfidiam the Jews innocent as poisoners or cause of the plague. Who pursues Jews would have to reckon with excommunication.
- April 3: Adolf VI. Berg, Count of County mountain
- July 7: Johannes Andreae ( legal scholar ), Italian jurist (c. 1270)
- August 1: Blanca Margaret of Valois, first wife of the Czech king and later emperor Charles IV (* 1317 )
- December 2: Hanazono, the last Japanese emperor from the Kamakura period (* 1297 )
- Adh- Dhahabi, scholarly biographer and historian (* 1274)