1202 in history

1202 events chronologically

Jul 27 Georgian-Seljuk wars: At the Battle of Basian the Kingdom of Georgia defeats the Sultanate of Rum
Nov 10 Fourth Crusade: Despite letters from Pope Innocent III forbidding it and threatening excommunication, Catholic crusaders begin a siege of the Catholic city of Zara (now Zadar, Croatia)

Born in 1202

Jun 2 Margaret II Countess of Flanders countess of Flanders from 1244 to 1278 and also, countess of Hainaut from 1244 to 1253 and again from 1257 until her death.

Died in 1202

Mar 9 Sverre of Norway the King of Norway from 1184 to 1202. He married Margareta Eriksdotter, the daughter of the Swedish king Eric IX, by whom he had the daughter Kristina Sverresdotter
Mar 13 Mieszko III the Old Duke of Greater Poland from 1138 and High Duke of Poland, with interruptions, from 1173 until his death.
Mar 30 Joachim of Fiore the founder of the monastic order of San Giovanni in Fiore. He was a mystic, a theologian, and an esotericist. His followers are called Joachimites
Aug 10 Ulrich II Duke of Carinthia Duke of Carinthia from 1181 until his death. He was one of the noble Germans who took part in the Crusade of 1197
Nov 12 Canute VI of Denmark King of Denmark. Canute VI was the eldest son of King Valdemar I and Sophia of Polotsk