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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1220s  1230s  1240s  – 1250s –  1260s  1270s  1280s
Years: 1253 1254 125512561257 1258 1259



Abingdon School is founded. Roger Bacon becomes a Franciscan Friar.


  • October – Mongol commander Baiju (operating under Hulagu Khan's command) leads his forces in a victory over Kay Ka'us II of the Sultanate of Rüm, thereby capturing Anatolia.
  • December 15Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran.
  • Hulagu Khan establishes the Ilkhanate dynasty of Persia, which will become one of four main divisions of the Mongol Empire.
  • The Japanese Kenchō era ends, and the Kōgen era begins.


  • January 6 – Gertrude the Great, German mystic
  • Robert, Count of Clermont, French founder of the House of Bourbon (died 1317)
  • Ibn al-Banna, Arab Mathematician (died 1321)


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