1224 in history

Born in 1224

Mar 5 Kinga of Poland a saint in the Catholic Church and patroness of Poland and Lithuania.
Mar 20 Sophie of Thuringia Duchess of Brabant the second wife and only Duchess consort of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and Lothier. She was the heiress of Hesse which she passed on to her son, Henry upon her retention of the territory following her partial victory in the War of the Thuringian Succession in which she was one of the belligerents. Sophie was the founder of the Brabant dynasty of Hesse
May 1 Jean de Joinville one of the great chroniclers of medieval France. He is most famous for writing Life of Louis, a biography of Louis IX of France that chronicled the Seventh Crusade

Died in 1224

Sep 17 Emperor Ningzong of Song the 13th emperor of the Song Dynasty who reigned from 1194 to 1224. His temple name means "Tranquil Ancestor". His reign was noted for the cultural and intellectual achievements. In particular, Zhu Xi wrote some of his most famous works during this period. However, Ningzong personally was known for aversion to the daoxue spread at court