October 1266 in history

Died in October 1266

Oct 21 Birger Jarl a Swedish statesman, Jarl of Sweden and a member of the House of Bjelbo, who played a pivotal role in the consolidation of Sweden. Birger also led the Second Swedish Crusade, which established Swedish rule in Finland. Additionally, he is traditionally attributed to have founded the Swedish capital, Stockholm around 1250. Birger used the Latin title of Dux Sweorum which in English equals Duke of Sweden, and the design of his coronet combined those used by continental European and English dukes
Oct 28 Arsenije Sremac the second archbishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church and a disciple of Saint Sava of Serbia.
Oct 29 Margaret of Austria Queen of Bohemia a Queen Consort of the Romans 1225–35, titular Duchess of Austria in 1252–60, and Queen consort of Bohemia 1253–60.