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What Happened in 1250

Historical Events in 1250

  • Apr 13 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France captured
  • Apr 15 Pope Innocent III refuses Jews of Cordova, Spain their request to build a synagogue
  • Apr 15 Kublai is acclaimed the Great Khan by a Mongol Great Council
  • Jul 3 Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself

Famous People Born in 1250

  • Dec 25 John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)

Famous People Who Died in 1250

  • Feb 2 Eric XI of Sweden (b. 1216)
  • Feb 8 Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)
  • Feb 8 William II Longespee, dies as a martyr at the battle of Al Mansurah, Egypt (7th cruscade)
  • May 2 Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered
  • Aug 9 King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)

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