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1294 in History

Events in History

  • May 3 John II becomes Duke of Brabant and Limburg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 10 Temür Khan declared Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty

Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty Temür Khan
Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty
Temür Khan
  • Jun 30 Jews are expelled from Berne, Switzerland
  • Jul 5 Pietro del Murrone elected as Pope Coelestinus V
  • Dec 10 Pope Coelestinus V becomes Pope (until Dec 13th)
  • Dec 13 Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months; Celestine hoped to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit.
  • Dec 24 Cardinal Benedetto Gaetani chosen as Pope Boniface VIII

Deaths in History

  • Feb 2 Louis II, Duke of Bavaria, ruler of Upper Bavaria, dies at 64

Person of interestKublai Khan

Feb 18 Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (1260-94) and founder of the Yuan dynasty in China (1271-94), dies at 78

Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty Kublai Khan
Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty
Kublai Khan
  • May 3 John I, Duke of Brabant and Limburg and poet, dies murdered aged 41 or 42