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This article is about the year 1226. For the number, see 1226 (number).
|Centuries:||12th century – 13th century – 14th century|
|Decades:||1190s 1200s 1210s – 1220s – 1230s 1240s 1250s|
|Years:||1223 1224 1225 – 1226 – 1227 1228 1229|
|1226 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1226 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1979|
|English Regnal year||10 Hen. 3 – 11 Hen. 3|
|Chinese calendar||乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
3922 or 3862
— to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3923 or 3863
|- Vikram Samvat||1282–1283|
|- Shaka Samvat||1148–1149|
|- Kali Yuga||4327–4328|
|Japanese calendar||Karoku 2
|Minguo calendar||686 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1768–1769|
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- King Louis VIII of France launches a large southward offensive against the Albigensians and the Count of Toulouse. Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence, uses the opportunity to reassert his authority upon the autonomous municipalities of his estates (October). Most cities have to accept the authority of the Count but Marseille and Nice rebel.
- November 8 – Louis IX of France starts to rule on the death of Louis VIII.
- King Sancho II of Portugal launches a large offensive against the Muslims and takes the city of Elvas.
- Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, calls the Imperial Diet of Cremona.
- Nuneaton is granted a Chartered market status by King Henry III of England.
- Rǫgnvaldr Guðrøðarson, King of the Isles is overthrown as ruler of the Kingdom of the Isles and replaced with his half-brother, Olaf the Black.
- October 30 – Trần Thủ Độ, head of the Trần Dynasty of Vietnam, forces Lý Huệ Tông, last emperor of the Lý Dynasty, to commit suicide.
Arts and culture
- In Norway, Brother Robert writes Saga Af Tristram ok Ísodd, one of the rare fully surviving versions of the legend of Tristan and Iseult.
- March 21 – King Charles I of Naples (d. 1285)
- June 21 – King Boleslaus V of Poland (d. 1279)
- Abul-Faraj, Syriac scholar (d. 1286)
- Bar-Hebraeus, Syriac historian and bishop (d. 1286)
- Hethum I of Armenia, ruler of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
- March 7 – William Longespée, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader
- September 16 – Pandulf Verraccio, Roman ecclesiastical politician
- October 3 – Francis of Assisi, Italian saint (b. 1181 or 1182)
- November 8 – King Louis VIII of France (b. 1187)
- November 14 – Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)
- December 11 – Robert de Ros, English baron (b. 1177)
- Dell'Umbria, Alèssi (2006). Histoire universelle de Marseille. De l'an mil à l'an deux mille. Marseille: Agone. p. 19. ISBN 2-7489-0061-8.
- Picard, Christophe (2000). Le Portugal musulman (VIIIe-XIIIe siècle. L'Occident d'al-Andalus sous domination islamique. Paris: Maisonneuve & Larose. p. 110. ISBN 2-7068-1398-9.
- Tristan et Iseult. Paris: Gallimard. 1995. ISBN 2-07-011335-3.