Zheng He (about 1371–1435), Arabic/Persian name: حاجی محمود شمس Hajji Mahmud Shams) (1371–1433), was a Hui Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who made the voyages along with Wang Jinghong to Southeast Asia, South Asia, and East Africa, collectively referred to as the travels of "Eunuch Sanbao to the Western Ocean" or "Zheng He to the Western Ocean", from 1405 to 1433.
John I (Lisbon, São João da Praça, 11 April 1357 – Lisbon, Castle, 14 August 1433), called the Good (sometimes the Great) or of Happy Memory, more rarely and outside Portugal the Bastard, was the tenth King of Portugal and the Algarve and the first to use the title Lord of Ceuta. He was the natural son of Peter I by a woman named Teresa Lourenço, who some say was a noble Galician, daughter of Lourenço Martins, o da Praça, and wife Sancha Martins.
Emperor Go-Komatsu (後小松天皇 Go-Komatsu-tennō) (August 1, 1377 - December 1, 1433) was the 100th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He is officially considered a pretender from May 24, 1382 to October 21, 1392, when Emperor Go-Kameyama abdicated. He is understood to have been a legitimate emperor (the 100th sovereign) from that date until October 5, 1412. According to pre-Meiji scholars, his reign spanned the years from 1392 through 1412.
Gihwa, also known as Hamheo Teuktong was a Buddhist monk of the Seon order and leading Buddhist figure during the late Goryeo to early Joseon period. He was originally a Confucian scholar of high reputation, but converted to Buddhism at the age of 21 upon the death of a close friend. He wandered among the Korean mountain monasteries, until he had the fortune of becoming the disciple of the last Korean National Teacher Muhak.
Jöns Gerekesson (as Archbishop latinized to Johannes Gerechini, also Jón Gerreksson), died 1433, was a controversial Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden 1408-1421, and of Iceland 1426-1433 until he was drowned. It is not known when Jöns Gerekesson was born, but it is believed to have been around 1380. Gerekesson came from the Danish family Lodehat. His uncle Peder Lodehat was Bishop in Roskilde, Denmark and chancellor to the Scandinavian queen Margareta.
Takla Maryam (Ge'ez ተክለ ማርያም takla māryām "Plant of Mary," Amh. tekle māryām, throne name Hezba Nañ ህዝበ ናኝ hizba nāñ) was nəgusä nägäst (1430 - 1433) of Ethiopia, and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. He was the second son of Yeshaq I.
Sarwe Iyasus (Ge'ez ሣርወ ኢየሱስ śārwa iyasūs, "Army of Jesus," Amh. sārwe iyesūs; throne name Mehreka Nañ ምሕርከ ናኝ miḥrika nāñ "distributor of your mercy") was nəgusä nägäst of Ethiopia (1433), and a member of the Solomonic dynasty. He was the son of Takla Maryam. According to E. A. Wallis Budge, Sarwe Iyasus ruled for either four or eight months, and died of plague. According to James Bruce, some of the Ethiopian lists of rulers omit his name.
Saint Lidwina (Lydwine, Lydwid, Lidwid, Liduina of Schiedam) (Schiedam, March 18, 1380 – Schiedam, April 14, 1433) is a Dutch saint. At age 15, Lidwina was ice skating when she fell and broke a rib. She never recovered and became progressively invalid for the rest of her life. Her biographers state that she became paralyzed except for her left hand and that great pieces of her body fell off, and that blood poured from her mouth, ears, and nose.
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Daumantas, later Dovmont, Christian name Timothy,; c. 1240? – May 17, 1299), was a Lithuanian princeling best remembered as a military leader of the Pskov Republic between 1266 and 1299. During his term in office, Pskov became de facto independent from Novgorod.