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Year of the Earth Monkey戊申( at the beginning of the year fire - sheep丁未)
Syria: 1499/1500 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- JANUARY 21: In the Peace of Gisors, the English King Henry II accepted the loss of the area of Berry, which comes under the dominion of the French king Philip II.
- Saladin besieged in vain Krak des Chevaliers, a castle of the Knights in Syria.
- Alfonso IX. becomes King of León.
- The Cortes de Leon meet in the Basilica of San Isidoro with representatives of the nobility, the clergy and the cities.
- Mainz court day
City rights and notices Ersturkundliche
- In Magdeburg, Magdeburg Law codifies for the first time.
- Korbach receives the Soest town charter.
- First mention of Altengamme, mite, Movelier and Mölln
- 1188: The porch of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is completed.
- 1188: Joachim of Fiore leaves the Cistercian Order and embarks in the Sila mountains.
- Albrecht IV, Count of Aargau († 1239 )
- Blanche of Castile, Queen of France († 1252)
- Ulrich von Ortenbourg, Bishop of Gurk († 1253 )
- Siegfried, Bishop of Regensburg ( † 1246 )
- JANUARY 26: Øystein Erlendsson, Archbishop of Nidaros (c. 1120)
- JANUARY 28: Ferdinand II, King of León ( * 1137/1138 )
- Usama Ibn Munqidh, Arabic writer and poet, politician and diplomat (* 1095 ).