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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1170s  1180s  1190s  – 1200s –  1210s  1220s  1230s
Years: 1199 1200 120112021203 1204 1205

1202 is a year in the 13th century.


  • August 1 – Arthur of Brittany captured in Mirebeau, north of Poitiers
  • The chronicle of Roger of Wendover is of original value as of this year.
  • Founding of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword
  • Founding of Real Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de Rueda, Aragon Province, Spain
  • Leonardo Fibonacci published Liber Abaci, introducing the Arabian zero to Europe
  • First jesters in European courts
  • Fourth Crusade – Siege of Zadar


  • Margaret II of Flanders (died 1278)


  • March 8 – Sverre Sigurdsson, King of Norway
  • May 7 – Hamelin de Warenne, 5th Earl of Surrey
  • Cathal Carragh Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht
  • Canute VI of Denmark (born 1163)
  • Alain de Lille, French theologian and poet (born c. 1128)

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