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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1200s  1210s  1220s  – 1230s –  1240s  1250s  1260s
Years: 1227 1228 122912301231 1232 1233

Year 1230 (MCCXXX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


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  • March 9Bulgarian tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus near the village of Klokotnitsa.
  • Iberian Peninsula: Alphonso IX defeats Ibn Hud al-Yamani (known as almogàver by the Christians) at the battle of Alange. This success opens the road to Badajoz to the Leonese troops. The Portuguese king Sancho II continues his offensive southward and takes Beja, Juromenha, Serpa and Moura.
  • September 24 – The Kingdoms of León and Galicia unite with the Kingdoms of Castile and Toledo under Ferdinand III.
  • The Teutonic Knights are invited into Prussia to forcibly convert the Prussians and Yatvags to Christianity.

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  • The Carmina Burana poetry and song collection is created (approximate date).


  • Eudes of Burgundy (d. 1266)
  • Hu Sansheng, Chinese historian (d. 1302)


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