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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1180s  1190s  1200s  – 1210s –  1220s  1230s  1240s
Years: 1209 1210 121112121213 1214 1215
1212 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1212
MCCXII
Ab urbe condita 1965
Armenian calendar 661
ԹՎ ՈԿԱ
Assyrian calendar 5962
Balinese saka calendar 1133–1134
Bengali calendar 619
Berber calendar 2162
English Regnal year 13 Joh. 1 – 14 Joh. 1
Buddhist calendar 1756
Burmese calendar 574
Byzantine calendar 6720–6721
Chinese calendar 辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3908 or 3848
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
3909 or 3849
Coptic calendar 928–929
Discordian calendar 2378
Ethiopian calendar 1204–1205
Hebrew calendar 4972–4973
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1268–1269
 - Shaka Samvat 1133–1134
 - Kali Yuga 4312–4313
Holocene calendar 11212
Igbo calendar 212–213
Iranian calendar 590–591
Islamic calendar 608–609
Japanese calendar Kenryaku 2
(建暦2年)
Javanese calendar 1120–1121
Julian calendar 1212
MCCXII
Korean calendar 3545
Minguo calendar 700 before ROC
民前700年
Nanakshahi calendar −256
Thai solar calendar 1754–1755
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
1338 or 957 or 185
    — to —
阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
1339 or 958 or 186

1212 (MCCXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1212th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 212th year of the 2nd millennium, the 12th year of the 13th century, and the 3rd year of the 1210s decade.

Events

Births

  • March 22 – Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (died 1234)
  • May 6– Constantia of Austria, Margravine of Meissen (died 1243)
  • Yolande of Jerusalem (died 1228)
  • Malatesta da Verucchio, Italian condottiero, founder of the Malatesta family (died 1312)
  • Zita, patron saint of maids and domestic servants (died 1272)

Deaths

  • March 26 – King Sancho I of Portugal (born 1154)
  • April 12Vsevolod the Big Nest, Grand Prince of Vladimir (born 1154)
  • October 9 – Philip I of Namur, Marquis of Namur (born 1175)
  • November 4 – Felix of Valois, French saint (born 1127)
  • December 12 – Geoffrey, Archbishop of York (born 1152)
  • Dirk van Are, bishop and lord of Utrecht
  • William de Brus, 3rd Lord of Annandale,
  • Robert de Brus, 5th Lord of Annandale, 5th Lord of Annandale
  • Margaret of Huntingdon, eldest daughter of David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon by his wife (born 1180)
  • Maria of Montferrat, Queen of Jerusalem (born 1192)
  • Peter de Preaux, Norman knight in the service of the Angevin kings of England
  • Robert of Auxerre, French chronicler (born 1156)
  • Honen Shonin, founder of Jodo Shu, a branch of Pure Land Buddhism (born 1133)
  • Robert of Shrewsbury, Bishop of Bangor

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