On This Day

What Happened in 1200

Historical Events in 1200

  • May 22 Treaty of Le Goulet signed between France and England
  • Jul 1 In China, sunglasses are invented

Famous People Born in 1200

  • Jan 19 Dōgen, Japanese Buddhist priest and founder of the Sōtō school of Zen, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1253)

Famous People Who Died in 1200

  • Feb 13 Stefan Nemanja [Saint Symeon], Serbian ruler and founder of Serbian state (or died 1199)