1205 in history

1205 events chronologically

Jan 6 Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans
Apr 14 Battle of Adrianople between Bulgarians and Crusaders

Born in 1205

Jan 9 Giovanni di San Paolo a Benedictine monk at San Paolo fuori le Muri in Rome. He was made Cardinal-Deacon on February 20, 1193, then Cardinal Priest of Santa Prisca in May 1193 and finally Cardinal Bishop of Sabina at the end of 1204. He is often referred to as a member of the powerful Roman Colonna family, but modern scholars have established that this is based on the falsehood from the beginning of 16th century. More likely he was nephew of Celestine III and member of the Bobone family. He studied medicine at Amalfi

Died in 1205

Apr 1 Amalric II of Jerusalem an older brother of Guy of Lusignan.
Apr 5 Isabella I of Jerusalem Queen regnant of Jerusalem from 1190/1192 until her death. By her four marriages, she was successively Lady of Toron, Marchioness of Montferrat, Countess of Champagne and Queen of Cyprus
Apr 14 Louis I Count of Blois count of Blois from 1191 to 1205. He was the son of Theobald V and Alix of France. His maternal grandparents were Louis VII of France and his first wife Eleanor of Aquitaine
May 7 Ladislaus III of Hungary King of Hungary and Croatia between 1204 and 1205. Being the only child of Emeric of Hungary, he was crowned king upon the orders of his ill father who wanted to secure his infant son's succession in his lifetime. King Emeric nominated his brother, Andrew, regent for the period of Ladislaus's minority. However, Duke Andrew ignored the child king's interests, forcing Ladislaus's mother, Constance of Aragon to flee to Austria together with her son. He died in Vienna
Jul 4 Otto II Margrave of Brandenburg the third Margrave of Brandenburg from 1184 until his death.
Jul 13 Hubert Walter an influential royal adviser in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries in the positions of Chief Justiciar of England, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Lord Chancellor. As chancellor, Walter began the keeping of the Charter Roll, a record of all charters issued by the chancery. Walter was not noted for his holiness in life or learning, but historians have judged him one of the most outstanding government ministers in English history
Oct 14 Roman the Great a Rus’ prince, Grand Prince of Kiev.