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Year of the Water Dragon壬辰( at the beginning of the year metal rabbit辛卯)
Syria: 1783/84 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
Other events around the world
- Ivan III. from Russia marries Princess Sophia of Constantinople Opel.
- Armenia is occupied by Persia.
- November 25: The Solingen sword smiths get a guild privilege: This is the basis for the later world-famous Solingen weapons.
- In Siena the subsequent bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena was founded as Monte di Pietà Leihaus.
- In the Electorate of Saxony, the iron chamber Pirna is founded.
Science and Technology
- Ludwig the Wealthy of Lower Bavaria founded in Ingolstadt with papal approval, the so-called privilege, the University of Ingolstadt, later Ludwig- Maximilians- University of Munich, as first Bavarian university. It is furnished with four schools in the so-called Pfründnerhaus.
- The Schwabacher font is probably first used by John Baumler in an Augsburg weighing pressure.
- April 5: Bianca Maria Sforza, Archduchess of Austria and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire († 1511)
- MAY 31: Erard de la Marck, prince-bishop of Liège and Archbishop of Valencia († 1538)
- Heinrich Bebel, German humanist († 1518)
- Lucas Cranach the Elder, German painter and graphic artist († 1553)
- March 30:. Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy (* 1435 )
- APRIL 25: Leon Battista Alberti, Italian architect and humanist (* 1404)
- June 4: Nezahualcóyotl, ruler in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica (* 1402)