Baldwin I

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Baldwin I

1058-1118.
King of Jerusalem (1100-1118) who was appointed to the throne after taking part in the First Crusade (1096-1099).

Baldwin I

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(Biography) 1058–1118, crusader and first king of Jerusalem (1100–18), who captured Acre (1104), Beirut (1109), and Sidon (1110)

Baldwin I


n.
1058–1118, king of Jerusalem 1100–18: fought in the first crusade.
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The rule of Edessa had bounced around between Byzantium, Turkey, and quasi-independent warlords until Crusader Baldwin of Boulogne took control of the city in 1097 and established the first Latin Crusader state in the East.
The Latins who secured control of the region, beginning with Baldwin of Boulogne (later King Baldwin I of Jerusalem), did so with support from a significant part of the Christian population.
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