1190 in history

1190 events chronologically

Mar 16 Massacre of Jews at Clifford's Tower, York
Jun 10 Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the river Saleph while leading an army to Jerusalem

Born in 1190

Jul 24 Yelü Chucai a statesman of Khitan ethnicity with royal family lineage to the Liao Dynasty, who became a vigorous adviser and administrator of the early Mongol Empire in the Confucian tradition. He was the first of Genghis Khan's retainers to formulate policy during the Mongol conquests, and he also introduced many administrative reforms in North China during the reign of Genghis Khan and his successor Ögedei

Top 7 most famous people died in 1190

Mar 15 Isabella of Hainault Queen of France as the first wife of King Philip II.
Mar 23 Saigyō a famous Japanese poet of the late Heian and early Kamakura period.
Jun 10 Frederick I Holy Roman Emperor the Holy Roman Emperor from 1155 until his death. He was elected King of Germany at Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned in Aachen on 9 March 1152. He became King of Italy in 1155 and was crowned Roman Emperor by Pope Adrian IV on 18 June 1155. Two years later, the term sacrum first appeared in a document in connection with his Empire. He was later formally crowned King of Burgundy, at Arles on 30 June 1178. He got the name Barbarossa from the northern Italian cities he attempted to rule: Barbarossa means "red beard" in Italian; in German, he was known as Kaiser Rotbart, which has the same meaning
Aug 1 Floris III Count of Holland Count of Holland from 1157 to 1190. He was a son of Dirk VI and Sophia of Rheineck, heiress of Bentheim
Aug 21 Godfrey III Count of Louvain count of Louvain , landgrave of Brabant, margrave of Antwerp, and duke of Lower Lorraine from 1142 to his death.
Oct 16 Louis III Landgrave of Thuringia a German nobleman. He was a member of the Ludowingians dynasty and was the ruling Landgrave of Thuringia from 1172 until his death
Nov 19 Baldwin of Forde Archbishop of Canterbury between 1185 and 1190. The son of a clergyman, he studied canon law and theology at Bologna and was tutor to Pope Eugene III's nephew before returning to England to serve successive bishops of Exeter. After becoming a Cistercian monk he was named abbot of his monastery, and subsequently elected to the episcopate at Worcester. Before becoming a bishop, he wrote theological works and sermons, some of which have survived