Birth of Byzantine Emperor John II Komnenos

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John II Komnenos, Byzantine emperor, is born. Also known as Kalo Ioannes (John the Beautiful), John will have a very mild reign marked by personal piety and efforts to restore the former extent of the Empire before the Turks captured so much territory through Asia Minor.

 

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