Famous Medieval People

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In History
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to Dec 31, 1500

    Famous Medieval People

  • Aug 15, 1035

    Pope Urban II is Born

    Pope Urban was born to a noble family in Northern France in 1035.
  • Aug 15, 1099

    Death of Pope Urban II

    Pope Urban II died in the year 1099. His successer was Pope Paschal II.
  • Jan 1, 1137

    Saladin is Born

    Saladin was one of the greatest muslim generals during the Crusades. He was born in 1137.
  • Aug 15, 1193

    Death of Saladin

    Saladin dies at Damascus in 1193
  • Aug 15, 1254

    Birth of Marco Polo

    Marco Polo is born in 1254. He was the most famous Western explorer to travel to Silk Road.
  • Aug 15, 1324

    Death of Marco Polo

    Marco Polo died in 1324. Before he died he was asked if he could recount on what he had seen. When he died Marco Polo said that he had only recounted half of what he saw.
  • Aug 15, 1394

    Johannes Gutenburg is Born

    Gutenburg was born in 1394 Mainz, Germany. He was a famous inventor who invented the printing press.
  • Aug 15, 1412

    Birth of Joan of Arc

    Joan was born in 1412 to Jacques and Isabelle d'Arc in the small village of Domremy.
  • Aug 15, 1431

    Death of Joan of Arc

    Joan is burnt at the stake in 1431
  • Aug 15, 1468

    Johannes Gutenburg dies

    Johannes Gutenburg died in 1468. He died in his homeplace of Mainz, Germany.