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Famous Deaths in 1185

  • Apr 24 Antoku Taira, emperor of Japan (1180-85), drowns
  • Sep 11 Stephanus Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier
  • Sep 12 Andronicus I Comnenus, Byzantine emperor (1183-85), lynched
  • Dec 6 Afonso I the Conqueror, King of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76