1201 facts for kids
|Centuries:||12th century – 13th century – 14th century|
|Decades:||1170s 1180s 1190s – 1200s – 1210s 1220s 1230s|
|Years:||1198 1199 1200 – 1201 – 1202 1203 1204|
|Ab urbe condita||1954|
|Balinese saka calendar||1122–1123|
|English Regnal year||2 Joh. 1 – 3 Joh. 1|
|Chinese calendar||庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
3897 or 3837
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辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
3898 or 3838
|- Vikram Samvat||1257–1258|
|- Shaka Samvat||1122–1123|
|- Kali Yuga||4301–4302|
|Japanese calendar||Shōji 3 / Kennin 1
|Minguo calendar||711 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1743–1744|
1327 or 946 or 174
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1328 or 947 or 175
1201 (MCCI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1201st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 201st year of the 2nd millennium, the 1st year of the 13th century, and the 2nd year of the 1200s decade.
- The town of Riga was chartered as a city.
- Boniface of Montferrat is elected leader of the Fourth Crusade, after the death of Theobald III of Champagne.
- Innocent III supports Otto IV as Holy Roman Emperor, against Philip of Swabia.
- The Fourth Crusade besieges Zara.
- August 9 – Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)
- October 9 – Robert de Sorbon, French theologian and founder of the Sorbonne (died 1274)
- Theobald IV of Champagne (died 1252)
- Ladislaus III of Hungary (died 1205)
- Danylo King of Rus (died 1264)
- Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (died 1221)
- March 21 – Absalon, Danish archbishop
- May 24 – Theobald III of Champagne
- July 29 – Agnes of Merania, queen of Philip II of France
- September 5 – Constance, Duchess of Brittany (born 1161)
- Bohemund III of Antioch (born 1144)
- Joachim of Fiore, founder of monastic order of San Giovanni (born 1135)
Heads of states
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