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Baldwin I of Constantinople, Emperor of Constantinople

Baldwin I of Constantinople, Emperor of Constantinople[1]

Male 1172 - Abt 1205  (~ 32 years)

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  • Name Baldwin I of Constantinople  
    Suffix Emperor of Constantinople 
    Born Jul 1172 
    Gender Male 
    Crowned 16 May 1204  Hagia Sophia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Latin Empire of Constantinople 
    • Latin Empire of Constantinople was elected on 9 May 1204, and crowned on 16 May in the Hagia Sophia at a ceremony which closely followed Byzantine practices.
    Name Baldwin IX of Flanders 
    Died Abt 1205  Adrianople Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: slain 
    Notes 
    • Acceded: 1194
      Count of Flanders, Hainault and Namur. Elected Emperor of Constantinople in
      1204. He was slain the following year.
      See Europäisch Stammtafeln Band II tafel 10.


      http://www.hull.ac.uk/php/cssbct/cgi-bin/gedlkup.php/n=royal?royal03152

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin_I_of_Constantinople

      the first emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople , as «b»Baldwin IX«/b» Count of Flanders and as «b»Baldwin VI«/b» Count of Hainaut , was one of the most prominent leaders of the Fourth Crusade , which resulted in the capture of Constantinople , the conquest of the greater part of the Byzantine Empire (then called the "Empire of Romania" by westerners), and the foundation of the Latin Empire , also known as «i»Romania«/i» (not to be confused with the modern state Romania ).


      «i»Has ancestry chart in Wikipedia«/i»
    Person ID I7549  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 

    Father Baldwin V of Hainault, Count of Hainault,   b. 1150,   d. 17 Dec 1195  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Margaret I, Countess of Flanders,   b. Abt 1145,   d. 15 Nov 1194  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1160 
    Family ID F1803  Group Sheet

    Family Mary (Marie) of Champagne,   b. c .?1174,   d. 9 Aug 1204, Holy Land Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1186 
    Children 
     1. Joan of Flanders, Countess of Flanders,   b. 1194,   d. 5 Dec 1244  (Age 50 years)
     2. Margaret II of Constantinople, Countess of Flanders,   b. 2 Jun 1202,   d. 10 Feb 1280  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F2971  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Baldwin I of Constantinople
    Baldwin I of Constantinople
    The monument to Baldwin I, 1868, in Mons

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).