1206 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1170s  1180s  1190s  – 1200s –  1210s  1220s  1230s
Years: 1203 1204 120512061207 1208 1209

1206 is a year in the 13th century.

Events

  • Temujin becomes Genghis Khan of the Mongol people, he started the Mongol Empire
  • Qutb ud-Din starts the Mameluk dynasty in India, the first dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate.
  • Livonian Brothers of the Sword in alliance with Semigallians beats Livs
  • King Valdemar II and archbishop Andreas Sunonis made a raid to Saaremaa island, Estonia. The islanders were forced to give up and the Danes built a fortress there, but they found no volunteers to stay there. They burned it down themselves and left the island.

Births

  • Béla IV of Hungary (died 1270)
  • Güyük Khan

Deaths

  • Ikhtiyar al-Din Muhammad Bin Bakhtiyar Khalji – Founder of Muslim rule in Bengal
  • April 7 – Frederick I, Duke of Lorraine
  • June 4 – Adèle of Champagne, queen of Louis VII of France
  • Muhammad of Ghor, Persian conqueror and sultan (born 1162)
  • Jamuqa, Mongol military and political leader

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