1220 in history

1220 events chronologically

Aug 8 Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula

Born in 1220

Apr 1 Emperor Go-Saga the 88th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spanned the years 1242 through 1246
May 30 Alexander Nevsky the Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most trying times in the country's history. Commonly regarded as the key figure of medieval Rus', Alexander was the grandson of Vsevolod the Big Nest and rose to legendary status on account of his military victories over the German and Swedish invaders while agreeing to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde
Nov 11 Alphonse Count of Poitiers the Count of Poitou from 1225 and Count of Toulouse from 1249.

Died in 1220

Jan 23 Bogislaw II Duke of Pomerania Duke of Pomerania-Stettin from 1187 until his death.
Feb 17 Theobald I Duke of Lorraine the duke of Lorraine from 1213 to his death. He was the son and successor of Frederick II and Agnes of Bar
Feb 25 Albert II Margrave of Brandenburg a member of the House of Ascania. He was Margrave of Brandenburg from 1205 until his death in 1220
Apr 15 Adolf of Altena Archbishop of Cologne from 1193 to 1205.
Jun 1 Henry de Bohun 1st Earl of Hereford an Anglo-Norman nobleman.
Nov 3 Urraca of Castile Queen of Portugal a daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Leonor of England. Her maternal grandparents were Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Urraca was originally considered as a prospective bride for Louis VIII of France, but Eleanor objected to her name , preferring the Castilian name of Urraca's sister Blanche, Blanca