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European Kingdoms

Eastern Mediterranean


Fourth Crusade States
Kingdom of Thessalonica (AD 1204 - 1224)

These small Crusader states were founded by Boniface, marquis of Montferrat in 1204.

Eastern Roman Emperor Basil II in iconography

(Information by Peter Kessler, and from External Link: History of the Byzantine Empire (Live Science).)

1204 - 1207


Marquis of Montferrat. Founder. Killed.


Falls to the rival Byzantine emperor in Epirus, who takes title of 'Emperor of Thessalonica'.

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