On This Day

What Happened in 1209

Historical Events in 1209

  • Oct 4 Pope Innocent II crowns German king Otto of Wittelsbach

Famous People Born in 1209

  • Jan 5 Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, born in Winchester Castle (d. 1272)

World Leaders in 1209

Famous People Who Died in 1209

  • Mar 12 Djamal al-din Abu Mohammed Iljas Nizami, Persian poet, dies