On This Day

Famous People Born in 1220

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

Alexander 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)

  • Nov 11 Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France, born in Poissy, France (d. 1271)