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What Happened in 1204

Historical Events in 1204

  • Apr 12 4th Crusade occupies and plunders Constantinople
  • Apr 13 Crusaders occupy Constantinople
  • May 16 Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders, is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople
  • Jun 1 King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen

Famous People Born in 1204

  • Dec 30 Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282)