1206 in history

1206 events chronologically

Mar 20 Michael IV Autoreianos is appointed Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

Born in 1206

Apr 7 Otto II Wittelsbach Duke of Bavaria the Duke of Bavaria and Count Palatine of the Rhine. He was a son of Louis I and Ludmilla of Bohemia and a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty

Died in 1206

Apr 7 Frederick I Duke of Lorraine the duke of Lorraine from 1205 to his death. He was the second son of Matthias I and Judith, daughter of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia. He succeeded his brother, Simon II, who had already given him the county of Bitche in 1176 and had recognised him over the northern, germanophone half of Lorraine by the Treaty of Ribemont of 1179. Judith had wanted him to succeed to all their father's inheritance, but a three-year civil war only secured him Bitche and a half-portion
Jun 4 Adela of Champagne Queen of France as the third wife of Louis VII. She was the daughter of Theobald II, Count of Champagne, and Matilda of Carinthia, and was named after her grandmother, Adela of Normandy