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Famous People Born in 1220

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 1 Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)

Person of interestAlexander Nevsky

May 30 Alexander Nevsky, Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, considered the key figure in medieval Rus (1252-63), born in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Vladimir-Suzdal (now Russia) (d. 1263)

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky
  • Nov 11 Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France, born in Poissy, France (d. 1271)