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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1240s  1250s  1260s  – 1270s –  1280s  1290s  1300s
Years: 1268 1269 127012711272 1273 1274



North Africa and the Middle East

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Baibars captured the Krak des Chevaliers in Syria from the Knights Hospitaller in 1271.


  • September 12 – According to the followers of Nichiren Buddhism, the sect's founder, Nichiren, reaches a turning point known as hosshaku kempon as he discards his identity as a mortal priest and begins to reveal himself as a reincarnation of the Buddha.
  • December 18Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
  • The Nakhi kingdom of the northern Himalayan foothills is annexed by the Yuan Dynasty.


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