Year 1228 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 5 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China

Historical Figures Born in 1228

  • Apr 25 Conrad IV, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily, born in Andria, Sicily (d. 1254)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1228

  • Jul 9 Stephen Langton, English Cardinal and scholar, Archbishop of Canterbury (1207-1228), negotiated the Magna Carta, thought to have divided Bible into chapters (b. c. 1150)
  • Sep 24 Stefanus I Nemanjic de Eerstgekroonde, king of Serbia (1217-28), dies
  • Nov 8 Dirk I, ruler of Heinsberg/Valkenburg, dies