Decades: 1220s 1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s - 1270s - 1280s 1290s 1300s 1310s 1320s
Years: 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 - 1273 - 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278
St. Thomas Aquinas completes his Summa Theologica.
Rudolph of Hapsburg is elected king of Germany.
The Latin Empire of Constantinople officially falls with Baldwin II's death.
The battle of Xiangyang (in which the first combat use of firearms in history occurs) concludes.
The Sambyeolcho Rebellion ends.
The order of the Whirling Dervishes is founded by the followers of the late Rumi.
Henry III of Champagne is crowned king of Navarre.
Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi (poet and Sufi mystic) on December 17.
Baldwin II of Constantinople
Aragon - James I King of Aragon and count of Barcelona (reigned from 1213 to 1276)