1359 was a common year.
|Centuries:||13th century – 14th century – 15th century|
|Decades:||1320s 1330s 1340s – 1350s – 1360s 1370s 1380s|
|Years:||1356 1357 1358 – 1359 – 1360 1361 1362|
- Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Orhan I (1326-1359) to Murad I (1359-1389)
- Berlin joins the Hanseatic League.
- Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol, and her husband Louis of Bavaria are absolved from excommunication.
- Second Treaty of London signed between England and France, but rejected by the French States-General on May 25.