1268 in history

1268 events chronologically

Feb 18 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakvere
May 18 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Siege of Antioch
Aug 23 Battle of Tagliacozzo: The army of Charles of Anjou defeats the Ghibellines supporters of Conradin of Hohenstaufen marking the fall of the Hohenstaufen family from the Imperial and Sicilian thrones, and leading to the new chapter of Angevin domination in Southern Italy
Oct 29 Conradin, the last legitimate male heir of the Hohenstaufen dynasty of Kings of Germany and Holy Roman Emperors, is executed along with his companion Frederick I, Margrave of Baden by Charles I of Sicily, a political rival and ally to the hostile Roman Catholic Church

Born in 1268

Jul 7 Reniero Zeno the 45th Doge of Venice, reigning from January 1, 1253 until his death in 1268.
Oct 25 John I de Balliol a leading figure of Scottish and Anglo-Norman life of his time. Balliol College, in Oxford, is named after him
Dec 9 Vaišvilkas the Grand Duke of Lithuania. He was son of Mindaugas, the first and only King of Lithuania

Died in 1268

May 8 Thomas the Archdeacon a Roman Catholic cleric, historian and chronicler from Split, often referred to as one of the greatest figures in Croatian historiography.
May 15 Peter II Count of Savoy the 1st Earl of Richmond from 1241 until his death and the Count of Savoy from 1263 until his death. He built the Savoy Palace in London
Sep 29 John of Burgundy (1231–68) a Count of Charolais and Lord of Bourbon. He was a younger son of Duke Hugh IV of Burgundy and his wife, Yolande of Dreux
Oct 29 Conradin the Duke of Swabia , King of Jerusalem , and King of Sicily.
Oct 29 Frederick I Margrave of Baden Margrave of Baden and Verona, as well as claimant Duke of Austria from October 4, 1250 until his death. As a fellow campaigner of Conradin of Hohenstaufen, he likewise was beheaded at Naples at the behest of Charles of Anjou
Nov 29 Pope Clement IV Pope from 5 February 1265 to his death in 1268.