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|Centuries:||12th century – 13th century – 14th century|
|Decades:||1260s 1270s 1280s – 1290s – 1300s 1310s 1320s|
|Years:||1290 1291 1292 – 1293 – 1294 1295 1296|
|1293 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
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|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1293 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2046|
|English Regnal year||21 Edw. 1 – 22 Edw. 1|
|Chinese calendar||壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
3989 or 3929
— to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
3990 or 3930
|- Vikram Samvat||1349–1350|
|- Shaka Samvat||1215–1216|
|- Kali Yuga||4394–4395|
|Japanese calendar||Shōō 6 / Einin 1
|Minguo calendar||619 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1835–1836|
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Year 1293 (MCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
- December – Mamluk sultan of Egypt Khalil is assassinated by his regent Baydara, who briefly claims the sultanate before being assassinated himself by a rival political faction.
- May 26 – An earthquake in Kamakura, Japan kills an estimated 30,000.
- The Japanese era Shōō ends, and the Einin era begins.
- Khubilai sends a fleet to the islands of Southeast Asia, including Java.
- The Hindu Majapahit Empire is founded by Kertarajasa in Java. It benefits from internal conflict and Mongol intervention to defeat the Singhasari kingdom and establish the empire.
- Torkel Knutsson leads Sweden in beginning the Third Swedish Crusade against unchristianized Finnish Karelia.
- Enactment of the Ordinances of Justice in the Commune of Florence.
- The Isle of Wight is sold to King Edward I of England by Isabella de Forz, Countess of Devon for six thousand marks.
Arts and culture
- Dante Alighieri completes the book of verse La Vita Nuova.
- May 20 – King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Studium General, forerunner to the modern Complutense University of Madrid.
- Margaret de Clare, English noblewoman (d. 1342)
- Fedlim Ó Conchobair, King of Connacht (d. 1316)
- Philip V of France (d. 1322)
- Philip VI of France (d. 1350)
- John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic (approximate date; d. 1381)
- Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland (d. 1326)
- May 2 – Meir of Rothenburg, German rabbi (b. c.1215)
- June 29 – Henry of Ghent, philosopher (b. c.1217)
- November 10 – Isabella de Forz, Countess of Devon (b. 1237)
- December 14 – Al-Ashraf Khalil, Mamluk sultan of Egypt (assassinated)
- date unknown
- David VI Narin, King of Georgia (b. 1225)
- William of Rubruck, Franciscan missionary (approximate date; b. c.1220)