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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 
    • 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.

      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 
     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).