On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1226

  • Mar 7 William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader

Person of interestFrancis of Assisi

Oct 3 Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian founder of the Franciscan Order, dies at 44 or 45

Catholic Friar, Preacher and Saint Francis of Assisi
Catholic Friar, Preacher and Saint
Francis of Assisi
  • Nov 8 Louis VIII, the Lion, King of France (1223-26), dies at 39
  • Nov 14 Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)
  • Dec 11 Robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)