On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1263

  • Mar 19 Hugo of St-Cher/a S Caro, French cardinal, dies

Alexander Nevsky

Nov 14 Alexander Nevsky, Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, considered the key figure in medieval Rus (1252-63), dies at 43

  • Dec 16 Haakon IV, King of Norway (1217-63), dies at 59