Famous People from the 12th Century AD

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 12th century AD
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Last updated: March 16, 2021
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English King, who participated in the 3. Crusade and campaigned against France
Richard Lionheart
HRE Emperor, who campaigned in Italy and drowned during the 3. Crusade. The Nazi Invasion of the USSR was named after him
Frederick Barbarossa
Duchess of Aquitaine, who became Queen of France and Queen of England
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Cistercian abbot, mystic and preacher in favor of the Crusades, helped spread his Monastic Order
Bernard of Clairvaux
Abbess, polymath, mystic and oldest known musical composer of Europe
Hildegard of Bingen
Sephardic Jewish philosopher, who lived in Spain and North Africa, who greatly influenced Jewish and Islamic Philosophy and Science
Sultan of Egypt and Syria, who conquered Jerusalem from the Crusaders and defeated them at the Battle of Hattin
Islamic Andalusian philosopher, also known as "The Commentator" or Ibn Rushd, who interpreted and commentated the works of Aristotle
HRE Emperor from the Staufen dynasty, who also became King of Sicily
Henry VI
King of Jerusalem, who suffered from Leprosy, tried to secure the Kingdom from the Egyptian Thread
Baldwin IV
Leader of the 1. Crusade, who became first King of Jerusalem
Godfrey of Bouillon
Italian monk, who founded a monastic order named after him, regarded as the Saint of Italy and Animals
Francis of Assisi
Pope, who initiated the 4. Crusade as well as the Crusades against Albigensian Crusade against the Cathars
Innocent III
Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancelor of England, who was murdered in 1170 and later canonized as a martyr
Thomas Becket
Khmer Emperor, who build Angkor Wat
Suryavarman II
Level 37
Jul 13, 2019
Baldwin VI suffered from Leprosy. He was a Leper, he did not suffer from Leper.
Level 66
Mar 16, 2021
Please accept 'Richard I' or even 'Richard the Lionheart' for the English king. These are more common forms.