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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1220s  1230s  1240s  – 1250s –  1260s  1270s  1280s
Years: 1248 1249 125012511252 1253 1254

Events

Europe

Asia

  • Möngke Khan is elected as the fourth great Khan of the Mongol Empire.
  • Carving of the Tripitaka Koreana, a collection of Buddhist scriptures recorded on some 81,000 wooden blocks, is completed.

Births

Deaths

  • Bohemund V of Antioch
  • Peter I, Duke of Brittany (born 1190)
  • Eljigidei, Mongol commander of Persia
  • Isobel of Huntingdon (born 1199)
  • Matthias II, Duke of Lorraine

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