On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1278

  • Feb 10 Margaret II of Flanders (b. 1202)
  • May 8 Emperor Duanzong of China (b. 1268)
  • Aug 13 Daikaku, Zen teacher Rinzai line/head of Kenchoji, dies in Japan at 65
  • Aug 26 Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle