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What Happened in 1192

Historical Events in 1192

  • Apr 28 Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne confirmed by election. Killing carried out by Hashshashin.
  • Aug 21 Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan. (Traditional Japanese date: July 12, 1192)

Famous People Born in 1192

  • Sep 17 Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese 3rd shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate (d. 1219)

World Leaders in 1192

Famous People Who Died in 1192

  • Apr 26 Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan, 77th Emperor of Japan, dies at 64
  • Apr 28 Conrad of Montferrat, King of Jerusalem, assassinated at 52
  • May 8 Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)
  • Aug 25 Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)
  • Nov 24 Albert I van Leuven/Luik, Belgian bishop of Luik/saint, dies at 27