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|Gregorian calendar|| 1208 |
|Ab urbe condita||1961|
|Armenian calendar|| 657 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-636 – -635|
|Coptic calendar||924 – 925|
|Ethiopian calendar||1200 – 1201|
|Hebrew calendar||4968 – 4969|
|- Vikram Samvat||1263 – 1264|
|- Shaka Samvat||1130 – 1131|
|- Kali Yuga||4309 – 4310|
|Iranian calendar||586 – 587|
|Islamic calendar||604 – 605|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1868|
|Thai solar calendar||1751|
- January 31 - Inferior Swedish forces defeats the invading danes in Battle of Lena.
- April 15- a fire breaks out in the Song Chinese capital city of Hangzhou, raging for four days and nights, destroying 58,097 over an area of more than three miles, killing fifty-nine people, and an unrecorded amount of other people who were trampled while attempting to flee. The government provided temporary lodging for 5,345 people in nearby Buddhist and Taoist monasteries. The collective victims of the disaster were given 160,000 strings of cash, along with 400 tons of rice. Some of the government officials who lost their homes took up residence in rented boathouses on the nearby West Lake.
- June 21 - Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage.
- With the help of the newly converted local tribes of Livs and Letts, the crusaders initiated raids into part of what is present-day Estonia and ancient fight for independence begins (-1227).
- February 2 - King James I of Aragon (died 1276)
- Humphrey de Bohun, Constable of England (died 1275)
- Möngke Khan of the Mongol Empire
- Simon de Montfort (died 1265)
- Akerian Redfern of the Redfern clan
- April 22 - Philip of Poitou, Prince-Bishop of Durham
- June 21 - Philip of Swabia, king of Germany
- November 9 - Sancha of Castile, queen of Alfonso II of Aragon (born 1155)
- Amhaoibh O'Rothlain, Chief of Calruidhe Cuile Cearnadha
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People of the year 1208 at Familypedia
17 people were born in 1208
8 children were born to the 5 women born in 1208
15 people died in 1208
879 people lived in 1208
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10 people were married in 1208.
There were 0 military battles in 1208.