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1398 ( ) was a MCCCXCVIII common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
January–December [ edit ]
June 25 – Jianwen succeeds his grandfather, Hongwu, as Emperor of Ming Dynasty China.
July 18 – England and France sign the Truce of Leulinghem, ending the second phase of the Hundred Years' War 
October 12 – The Treaty of Salynas is signed by Vytautas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and Konrad von Jungingen, Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, in an attempt to cede Samogitia to the Knights.
November 11 – Janus succeeds his father, James I, as King of Cyprus and claimant to the throne of Armenian Cilicia.
December 17 – Timur defeats the last ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, which had been weakened after 4 years of civil war. Following his victory, Timur's Islamic troops sack the city of Delhi, and proceed to massacre hundreds of thousands of the state's Hindu inhabitants.
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Teutonic Knights recommence their raids of Lithuania. The
Bosnian nobility dethrone Queen Jelena Gruba and replace her with King Stjepan Ostoja. Abdullah succeeds Abu Amir as ruler of the
Marinid dynasty in modern-day Morocco. The
Teutonic Knights conquer the island of Gotland, near Sweden, which had previously been run by a group of pirates.
Martin I of Aragon launches a crusade against the Moors in North Africa. Yi Bangsuk, heir to the throne of the
Joseon Dynasty in modern-day Korea, is murdered during a coup by his older half-brother, Yi Bangwon.
Trần Ngung is forced to abdicate as ruler of the
Tran Dynasty in modern-day Vietnam. Trần An succeeds as ruler.
Bunei succeeds his father, Satto, as King of Chūzan (modern-day central Okinawa, Japan). The
Kingdom of Singapura falls, after being invaded by the Majapahit Empire. The
Stecknitz Canal is completed between the rivers Elbe and Trave (at Lübeck) in modern-day north Germany, one of the earliest navigable summit level canals in the world.
Glendalough monastery in Wicklow, Ireland is destroyed by English troops.
Ferapontov Monastery is built in modern-day north-west Russia. The
Munmyo Confucian shrine and Sungkyunkwan University are built in modern-day Seoul.
Mount Grace Priory is established in Yorkshire, England. According to
fringe theorists, the Scottish explorer Henry I Sinclair, Earl of Orkney reaches North America.
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