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24th December 1166

John of England

King of England from 6 April 1199 until his death in 1216

John, also known as John Lackland, was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216. John lost the Duchy of Normandy to King Philip II of France, resulting in the collapse of most of the Angevin Empire and contributing to the subsequent growth in power of the Capetian dynasty during the 13th century. The baronial revolt at the end of John's reign led to the sealing of Magna Carta, a document sometimes considered an early step in the evolution of the constitution of the United Kingdom.

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  • Lived from
    1166 - 1216 (Died age 49)
  • Birthday:
    24th December 1166
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Capricorn
  • Place of Birth:
    Beaumont Palace
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland