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What Happened in 1282

Historical Events in 1282

  • Mar 30 The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers
  • Sep 4 King of Aragon Pedro III annexes Sicily
  • Oct 13 Nichiren Daishonin, founder of the Nichiren School of Buddhism, dies, his ashes are interred at Taisekiji Temple.
  • Nov 9 Pope Martinus IV excommunicates king Pedro III of Aragon
  • Dec 11 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last, last native Prince of Wales is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259.

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Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last, last native Prince of Wales is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259.

On December 11, 1282


Famous People Born in 1282

  • Aug 7 Elizabeth of Rhuddlan, youngest daughter of King Edward I and Queen Eleanor of Castile, born in Rhuddlan Castle, Denbighshire (d. 1316)

World Leaders in 1282

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

Famous People Who Died in 1282

  • Jan 9 Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (b. 1204)
  • Aug 25 Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)
  • Oct 13 Nichiren Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism (b. 1222)
  • Dec 11 Michael VIII, Paleologus, Byzantine emperor (1259-82), dies