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Heads of State
Christine de Pizan wrote the book Le Livre de la Cité des Dames, one of the first feminist works of literature.
Year of the Wood Rooster乙酉( at the beginning of the year Wood Monkey甲申)
Syria: 1716/17 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- The Mongol conqueror Timur falls on a campaign of conquest in Shymkent.
Discovery and conquest rides
- The Canary island of El Hierro is conquered by Jean de Bethencourt in Castilian order.
- The Chinese Admiral Zheng He breaks with a fleet of 62 ships and 27,800 men crew on his first trip on that will lead him to Vietnam, Java, Malacca, Sri Lanka, and to the southeast coast of India.
- Christine de Pizan wrote the book Le Livre de la Cité des Dames, one of the first feminist works of literature.
- 06 March: John II, King of Castile and Leon ( 1406-1454 ) ( † 1454)
- Komparu Zenchiku, Japanese writer and Noh actor († 1470 )
- Skanderbeg, Albanian prince and national hero († 1468 )
- (um): William Neville, 1st Earl of Kent, English nobleman and politician ( † around 1463 )