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What Happened in 1246

Historical Events

  • Jun 15 Battle at Leitha: Hungary-Austrian
  • Jun 15 With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria
  • Aug 15 Güyük (Kuyuk), son and successor of Ogodei, formally elected Great Khan of the Mongols at Sira Ordu, five years after the death of his father

Famous People Who Died in 1246

  • Feb 25 Dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd, 1st to take name Prince of Wales, dies at about 33
  • May 31 Isabella of Angouleme, queen consort of King John of England (1200-16) and Countess of La Marche, dies at about 58
  • Jun 15 Frederik II "the Strijdbare", duke of Austria, dies in battle at 25
  • Jun 16 Lutgardis [Ludgardis], Flemish mystic and saint, dies at about 64
  • Sep 20 Mikhail of Chernigov, ruler of Kiev

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