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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1180s  1190s  1200s  – 1210s –  1220s  1230s  1240s
Years: 1208 1209 121012111212 1213 1214
1211 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1211
Ab urbe condita 1964
Armenian calendar 660
Assyrian calendar 5961
Balinese saka calendar 1132–1133
Bengali calendar 618
Berber calendar 2161
English Regnal year 12 Joh. 1 – 13 Joh. 1
Buddhist calendar 1755
Burmese calendar 573
Byzantine calendar 6719–6720
Chinese calendar 庚午年 (Metal Horse)
3907 or 3847
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3908 or 3848
Coptic calendar 927–928
Discordian calendar 2377
Ethiopian calendar 1203–1204
Hebrew calendar 4971–4972
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1267–1268
 - Shaka Samvat 1132–1133
 - Kali Yuga 4311–4312
Holocene calendar 11211
Igbo calendar 211–212
Iranian calendar 589–590
Islamic calendar 607–608
Japanese calendar Jōgen (Kamakura period) 5 / Kenryaku 1
Javanese calendar 1119–1120
Julian calendar 1211
Korean calendar 3544
Minguo calendar 701 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −257
Thai solar calendar 1753–1754
Tibetan calendar 阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
1337 or 956 or 184
    — to —
(female Iron-Goat)
1338 or 957 or 185

1211 (MCCXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1211th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 211th year of the 2nd millennium, the 11th year of the 13th century, and the 2nd year of the 1210s decade.


  • The oldest extant double entry bookkeeping record dates from 1211
  • Canons regular of the Order of the Holy Cross founded September 14 1211
  • Troops led by Estonian resistance fighter Lembitu of Lehola destroy a garrison of missionaries in the historical Estonian region of Sakala and raid the Russian town of Pskov.
  • Mongol forces under Genghis Khan invade Jin China, aiming at this stage simply to loot the countryside. A Chinese army is defeated and slaughtered at the Battle of the Badger's Mouth near Zhangjiakou and another is beaten at Mukden, where the city is taken. Beijing is also besieged by the Mongol hordes.
  • Church at the French city of Reims burns down; soon after, construction begins on the cathedral, Notre Dame de Reims.


  • Ibn Khallikan, Muslim scholar



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