|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1410s 1420s 1430s – 1440s – 1450s 1460s 1470s|
|Years:||1438 1439 1440 – 1441 – 1442 1443 1444|
Events of 1441Edit
- King's College, University of Cambridge, is founded by King Henry VI.
- Ouagadougou becomes the capital of the Mossi Empire.
- Two Ethiopians attend an ecclesiastical council at Florence, as part of the negotiations concerning a possible union of Coptic and Roman Catholic Christianity. This is the earliest recorded contact of the Ethiopian Church with Europe.
- Revolt in Yucatán capital Mayapan; Maya civilization falls into warring city-states.
- Christopher of Bavaria succeeds Karl Knutsson Borde as king of Sweden.
- Alfonso V of Aragon captures Naples after a five-month siege.
- With the help of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, governor Haci Giray declares his province independent of the Golden Horde and establishes the Crimean Khanate.
- The Republic of Venice annexes the seigniory of Ravenna, ending the Da Polenta dynasty.
|Ab urbe condita||2194|
|Balinese saka calendar||1362–1363|
|English Regnal year||19 Hen. 6 – 20 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||庚申年 (Metal Monkey)|
4137 or 4077
— to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4138 or 4078
|- Vikram Samvat||1497–1498|
|- Shaka Samvat||1362–1363|
|- Kali Yuga||4541–4542|
|Japanese calendar||Eikyō 13 / Kakitsu 1|
|Minguo calendar||471 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||1983–1984|
1567 or 1186 or 414
— to —
1568 or 1187 or 415
- February 9 – Ali-Shir Nava'i, politician and poet (died 1501)
- January 14 – Corrado IV Trinci, former lord of Foligno
- July 9 – Jan van Eyck, Dutch painter
- July 12 – Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shogun (born 1394)