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|1250 in poetry|
|Gregorian calendar||1250 |
|Ab urbe condita||2003|
|Armenian calendar||699 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-594 – -593|
|Coptic calendar||966 – 967|
|Ethiopian calendar||1242 – 1243|
|Hebrew calendar||5010 – 5011|
|- Vikram Samvat||1305 – 1306|
|- Shaka Samvat||1172 – 1173|
|- Kali Yuga||4351 – 4352|
|Iranian calendar||628 – 629|
|Islamic calendar||647 – 648|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1910|
|Thai solar calendar||1793|
Events[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- April 30 - King Louis IX of France is released by his Egyptian captors, after paying a ransom of one million dinars and turning over the city of Damietta.
- October 12 - A great storm shifts the mouth of the River Rother 12 miles (20 km) to the west; a battering series of strong storms significantly alter other coastal geography as well (see Romney Marsh).
- December 13 - Frederick II, dies, beginning a 23-year-long interregnum known as the Great Interregnum. Frederick II is the last Holy Roman Emperor of the Hohenstaufen dynasty; after the interregnum, the empire passes to the Habsburgs.
- The Lombard League dissolves upon the death of its member states' nemesis, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor.
- King Afonso III of Portugal captures the Algarve from the Moors, thus completing the expulsion of the Moors from Portugal.
- Valdemar I of Sweden, first Swedish king of the Folkung house, becomes King of Sweden.
- Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic. He also first uses the word oriole to describe a type of bird (most likely the golden oriole of Great Britain).
- The University of Valladolid is founded in Spain.
- The Rialto Bridge in Venice is converted from a pontoon bridge to a permanent, raised wooden structure.
- Vincent of Beauvais completes his proto-encyclopedic work, The Greater Mirror.
- The Parlement law courts of ancien régime France are established.
- A plague breaks out in the city Naples (in present-day Italy), called the Naple's Plague.
- Villard de Honnecourt draws the first known image of a sawmill.
Asia[edit | edit source]
- A kurultai is called by Batu Khan in Siberia as part of maneuverings to eventually elect Möngke Khan as khan of the Mongol empire in 1251.
Africa[edit | edit source]
- July 3 - Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.
- The Bahri dynasty of Mamluks seize power in Egypt.
- The Welayta state is founded in present-day Ethiopia (see Rulers of Walayta)
Births[edit | edit source]
- Pietro d'Abano, Italian physician, philosopher and astrologer (died 1316)
- Guido Cavalcanti, Italian poet (died 1300)
- Dmitri of Pereslavl, Grand-duke of Vladimir-Suzdal (d. 1294)
- Pierre Dubois, French publicist (approximate date; died c. 1312)
- Moses de Leon, compiler of the Zohar (approximate date; died 1305)
- Giovanni Pisano, Italian sculptor (approximate date; died 1314)
- Asher ben Yehiel, Jewish Talmudist (approximate date; died 1328)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- February 2 - King Eric XI of Sweden
- February 8 - Robert I of Artois, French crusader (killed in battle) (born 1216)
- February 8 - William II Longespee, English crusader
- June 18 - Teresa of Portugal
- August 9 - King Eric IV of Denmark (born 1216)
- October 4 - Herman VI
- December 13 - Frederick II (born 1194)
- Leonardo of Pisa, Italian mathematician
- Matej Ninoslav, Croatian ban
Eras and population estimates[edit | edit source]
The world population in 1250 is estimated at between 400 and 416 million individuals.
Being a round number, the year 1250 is used to demarcate the beginning or ending of various eras or epochs. These include:
- Judaism's acknowledged center of Jewish thought and learning:
- End of the Geonim era in Babylonia (from 650)
- Beginning of the Rishonim era (until 1550)
- Medieval music - end of the Notre Dame school of polyphony
1250 In Popular Culture[edit | edit source]
- Daniel Fortesque, a knight of the MediEvil video game, was born in this year, and died in 1286.
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People of the year 1250 at Familypedia
71 people were born in 1250
30 children were born to the 24 women born in 1250
34 people died in 1250
1023 people lived in 1250
Events of the year 1250 at Familypedia
27 people were married in 1250.
There were 0 military battles in 1250.