1200 (MCC) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will
display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
August 24 – After touring an army through
Aquitaine to assert his
right to it,
John of England
John of England marries 12-year-old Isabella of
Angoulême at Bordeaux.
Iroquois invade modern-day
Ohio from the north.
The Mongols defeat Northern China.
University of Paris
University of Paris receives its charter, from Philip II of
The rebel Ivanko is captured and executed, by the Byzantine general
Cherokee and Catawba tribes fought in a great battle in the Brown
Mountain of modern day North Carolina.
January 19 –
Dōgen Zenji, founder of
Sōtō Zen (d. 1253)
Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (d. 1265)
Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (d. 1278)
Adam Marsh, English Franciscan scholar and theologian (approximate
date; d. 1259)
John Fitzalan, Lord of Oswestry (d. 1240)
Matthew Paris, English
Benedictine monk and chronicler (approximate
date; d. 1259)
Isaac ben Moses of Vienna (d. 1270)
Mindaugas, Great King of Lithuania (approximate date; d. 1263)
William of Sherwood, English logician (approximate date; d. c.1272)
Ingerd Jakobsdatter, Danish countess (d. 1258)
April 23 – Zhu Xi, Chinese
Confucian philosopher (b. 1130)
December – Gilbert Horal, 12th Grand Master of the Knights Templar
Count Joscelin III of Edessa
Beatritz de Dia, French female troubadour (approximate date)
^ Warren, W. L. (1961). King John. University of California Press.