Hethum I of Armenia

King of Armenian Cilicia (1213-1270) (r. 1226-1269)

Hethum I (Armenian: Հեթում Ա; 1213 – 21 October 1270) ruled the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia (also known as "Little Armenia") from 1226 to 1270. He was the son of Constantine of Baberon (d. 1263) and Princess Alix of Lampron . Hethum was the founder of the dynasty which bears his name: the Hethumids. It is also known as the House of Lampron.

Hethum I
Հեթում Ա
Hethum I with Queen Isabella on a coin
King of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia
Reign1226 – 1270
SuccessorLeo III of Armenia
Died21 October 1270(1270-10-21) (aged 56–57)
Issue(6) Euphemia, Maria, Sybille, Rita, Leo III, Thoros
FatherConstantine of Baberon
MotherPrincess Alix of Lampron