1240s facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1210s 1220s 1230s1240s1250s 1260s 1270s
Years: 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249
Categories: BirthsDeaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments

This list includes events from the 1240s.

Events

Births

  • Abulafia, Maltese Jewish philosopher (died 1292)
  • Pope Benedict XI (died 1304)
  • Stephen V of Hungary (died 1272)
  • Sigerus of Brabant, French theologian (died 1284)
  • Albert the Degenerate, landgrave of Thuringia (approximate date; died 1314)

Deaths

  • April 11 1240 – Llywelyn the Great, King of Gwynedd
  • Ibn Arabi, Andalusian Arab philosopher
  • Jacques de Vitry, French historian and theologian (born c. 1180)
  • William de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey (born 1166)

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