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Year 1193 (MCXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • January 1 – Enrico Dandolo becomes Doge of Venice.
  • February 14 – Richard I of England, previously imprisoned on his return from the Third Crusade by his personal enemy Leopold V, Duke of Austria, is handed to custody of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and moved to Speyer.
  • March 4 – Death of Saladin at Damascus. The lands of the Kurdish Ayyubid dynasty of Egypt and Syria are split among his descendants.
  • August 15 – Philip II of France marries Ingeborg, daughter of Valdemar I of Denmark.
  • Qutb al-Din Aibak, a Ghurid slave commander, captures Delhi.
  • Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khilji, a general under the command of Qutb al-Din Aibak, sacks and burns the ancient college-city of Nalanda, India's greatest Buddhist seat of learning, and the university of Vikramashila.
  • Northern Crusades: Pope Celestine III calls for a crusade against those he regards as pagans in the Baltic region of northern Europe.
  • Births

  • March – William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby (d. 1254)
  • Albertus Magnus, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1280)
  • Altheides, Cypriot philosopher (d. 1262)
  • Henri de Dreux, Archbishop of Reims (d. 1240)
  • Frederick of Isenberg, German nobleman (d. 1226)
  • Saint Juliana of Liège (d. 1252)
  • Margaret of Scotland, Countess of Kent (d. 1259)
  • Deaths

  • March 4 – Saladin, Sultan of the Kurdish Ayyubid dynasty of Egypt and Syria (b. c. 1138)
  • September 23 – Robert de Sablé, was 11th Grand Master of the Knights Templar from 1191 to 1193
  • December 23 – Saint Thorlak, patron saint of Iceland (b. 1133)
  • December 24 – Roger III of Sicily (b. 1175)
  • Robert FitzRalph, Bishop of Worcester
  • Balian of Ibelin, noble of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem (b. early 1140s)
  • Burgundio of Pisa, Italian scholar
  • Düsum Khyenpa, 1st Gyalwa Karmapa (b. 1110)
  • Matthew of Ajello, Sicilian noble
  • Minamoto no Noriyori, Japanese general (b. 1156)
  • Emperor Renzong of Western Xia, 5th emperor of the Western Xia dynasty (b. 1124)
  • Richard de Redvers, 4th Earl of Devon
  • Sultan Shah of Khwarezm
  • References

    1193 Wikipedia

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