1258 in history

1258 events chronologically

Feb 10 Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed
Aug 25 Regent George Mouzalon and his brothers are killed during a coup headed by the aristocratic faction under, paving the way for its leader, Michael VIII Palaiologos, to ultimately usurp the throne of the Empire of Nicaea

Born in 1258

May 12 Sancho IV of Castile the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 1284 to his death. He was the second son of Alfonso X and Yolanda, daughter of James I of Aragon
Oct 21 Bolko I of Opole a Duke of Opole from 1282 , Niemodlin and Strzelce Opolskie until his death.
Oct 21 Przemysław of Racibórz a Duke of Racibórz since 1282 until his death.

Died in 1258

Feb 20 Al-Musta'sim the last Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad; he ruled from 1242 until his death.
Mar 26 Floris de Voogd "the guardian" of Holland, son of Floris IV, Count of Holland and Matilda of Brabant. He reigned temporarily for William II of Holland, King of the Romans, while the latter was engaged in Germany. After King William's death in 1256 he was guardian of Floris V, Count of Holland, son of William. He is sometimes referred to as "Florentius tutor"
Jun 2 Peter I Count of Urgell the second son of King Sancho I of Portugal and his wife Dulce, infanta of Aragon, and would eventually become Count of Urgell and Lord of the Balearic Islands.
Aug 18 Theodore II Laskaris Emperor of Nicaea from 1254 to 1258.
Nov 8 Grzymisława of Luck a Princess of Krakow, daughter of Ingvar of Kiev, Grand Prince of Kiev and Prince of Lutsk from the Rurikid Dynasty.