On This Day

What Happened in 1197

Historical Events

  • Dec 4 Crusaders wound Rabbi Elezar ben Judah

Famous People Born in 1197

  • Oct 22 Emperor Juntoku, 84th emperor of Japan (d. 1242)

World Leaders in 1197

Famous People Who Died in 1197

  • Sep 10 Henry II of Champagne (b. 1166)
  • Sep 22 Petrus Cantor, French theologist (Verbum Abbreviatum), dies
  • Sep 28 Henry VI von Hohenstaufen, King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor, dies in Messina, Sicily