What Happened in 1277

Historical Events

  • Mar 7 Condemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris
  • May 13 As Vizier Mehmet I of Karaman issues a firman (decree) ordering only the Turkish language to be used, not Arabic or Persian
  • Nov 25 Giovanni Gaetano Orsini elected as Pope Nicolas III

World Leaders in 1277

Famous People Who Died in 1277

  • May 1 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
  • May 20 John XXI [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Portuguese Pope (1276-77), dies. (b. 1215)
  • Jul 1 Baibars, Mameluk sultan of Egypt (b. 1223)