1286 in history

Born in 1286

Jan 4 Anna Komnene Doukaina Princess-consort of the Principality of Achaea in 1258–1278.
Mar 8 John III Duke of Brittany duke of Brittany, from 1312 to his death and 5th Earl of Richmond from 1334 to his death. He was the son of Duke Arthur II and Mary of Limoges, his first wife. John was strongly opposed to his father's second marriage to Yolande of Dreux, Queen of Scotland and attempted to contest its legality
Jun 30 John de Warenne 7th Earl of Surrey the last Warenne earl of Surrey.

Died in 1286

Mar 19 Alexander III of Scotland King of Scots from 1249 to his death.
Apr 25 Bernard the Lightsome a Duke of Lwówek since 1278 and Jawor during 1278–1281.
Jul 30 Bar Hebraeus a catholicos of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the 13th century. He is noted for his works addressing philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology; he has been called "one of the most learned and versatile men from the Syriac Orthodox Church"
Sep 22 Mugaku Sogen a prominent Zen Buddhist monk of the 13th century in Japan, an emigre from Song Dynasty China. He was adviser to Japan's most powerful ruler of the day, the regent of the Shogun Hōjō Tokimune. He founded the Zen temple Engaku-ji in Kamakura, one of Japan's five most important Zen temples
Oct 8 John I Duke of Brittany Duke of Brittany from 1237 to his death and 2nd Earl of Richmond in 1268. He was the son of Duke Peter I, Duke of Brittany jure uxoris and Alix of Thouars, hereditary Duchess of Brittany
Nov 22 Eric V of Denmark King of Denmark and son of Christopher Until 1264 he ruled under the auspices of his mother, the competent Queen Dowager Margaret Sambiria. Between 1261 and 1262, Eric was a prisoner in Holstein following a military defeat. Afterwards, he was brought up in Brandenburg