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What Happened in 1268

Historical Events in 1268

  • Feb 18 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor.
  • May 18 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch
  • Oct 29 Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the German Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed with Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily

World Leaders in 1268

  • Kublai KhanKublai Khan
    Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty

Famous People Who Died in 1268

  • Oct 15 Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies
  • Oct 19 Konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded
  • Oct 20 Conrad Hohenstaufen/Conradin, last Duke of Swabia, beheaded in Naples aged 16
  • Oct 29 Conradin, Duke of Swabia (executed) (b. 1252)
  • Oct 29 Frederick I, Margrave of Baden (beheaded) (b. 1249)

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