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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1160s  1170s  1180s  – 1190s –  1200s  1210s  1220s
Years: 1193 1194 119511961197 1198 1199


  • Spring, London, popular uprising of the poor against the rich led by William Fitz Osbern.
  • According to a popular legend, Prince Madog of Gwynedd reached North America in what is present-day Alabama.
  • Stefan Prvovencani becomes Grand Župan of Serbia
  • Creation of water boards in the region of present-day Netherlands, thereby being one of the oldest democratic entities still in existence in the world today.


  • January 3 — Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)
  • Alice of Champagne, daughter of Henry II of Champagne and regent of Jerusalem (d. 1246)


  • August 15 — Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)
  • King Alfonso II of Aragon (b. 1152)
  • Ivan Asen I of Bulgaria
  • William Fitz Osbern
  • Vsevolod Svyatoslavich, Prince of Trubchevsk and Kursk

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