Calendar overview 1149
Crusaders from Antioch are defeated by Nur ad-Din
at the Battle of Inab .
|1149 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||597/598 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1692/93 (southern Buddhism); 1691/92 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||64th (65th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||511/512 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||543/544 (May 10/11)|
|Jewish calendar||4909/10 (September 4th / 5th)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1459/60 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1460/61 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1205/06 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- June 29th : The Crusaders from Antioch suffer a defeat against Nur ad-Din at the Battle of Inab . The head of the Christian general Raimund is sent to the Abbasid caliph in Baghdad. Then Nur ad-Din turns against Antioch itself, but is unable to conquer it. Although formally leaderless due to the death of the prince, the city is defended by his widow Konstanze and the Latin patriarch Aimery. Balduin III. of Jerusalem rushes in from the south to the siege repealed.
- After the death of his father, Caliph al-Hafiz , Prince Ismail is proclaimed the new Caliph of the Fatimids on October 10 by the chief minister Salim ibn Masal under the ruler name aẓ-Ẓāfir bi-amriʾllāh . He is also the twenty-second Imam of the Shia of the Hafizi Ismailis . At this point he is seventeen years old and also the youngest of al-Hafiz's surviving sons. During his brief reign he will only remain a puppet in the hands of the powerful army officers and ministers and be kept away from the government.
- English Civil War from 1135 to 1154
- First documentary mention of Bachenbülach , Bühl (Baden) , Churwalden , Haldenstein , Höri , Königheim , Sankt Martin (Pfalz) and Sils im Domleschg
Religion and culture
- After the death of Gebhard II. Of Grögling on March 17 will Burchard the Bishop of Eichstaett selected. A minority friendly to the Hohenstaufen, however, elects Walbrun as counter-bishop .
- Bernhard von Clairvaux begins his main work De consideratione .
- Berthold IV. Von Eberstein donates the Herrenalb monastery .
Date of birth saved
Exact date of birth unknown
- Shigpo Düdtsi , person of Tibetan Buddhism († 1199 )
- Kujō Kanezane , Japanese regent († 1207 )
- Fachr ad-Dīn ar-Rāzī , Persian Sunni theologian and philosopher († 1209 )
Date of death secured
- March 17th : Gebhard II von Grögling , Bishop of Eichstätt
- May 2 : Roger III. , Prince of Sicily (* 1118 )
- June 13th : Gumpert , abbot of the Benedictine monastery in Münsterschwarzach
- June 29th : Raymond of Poitiers , Count of Poitou and Prince of Antioch (* 1099 )
- September 30th : Arnaud de Lévezou , Archbishop of Narbonne
- October 10 : Al-Hafiz , Caliph of the Fatimids (* 1074 )
- December 6th : Burchard II , Bishop of Worms
Exact date of death unknown
- February: Berenguela of Barcelona , Queen of Castile and León (* 1108 )
- November: Saif ad-Din Ghazi I , Emir of Mosul
- Altmann von Lurngau , Bishop of Trento
- Josef ibn Zaddik , Spanish rabbi, poet and philosopher (* around 1075)
- al-Qāḍī ʿIyāḍ b. Mūsā b. ʿIyāḍ al-Yaḥṣubī , legal scholar and historian (* 1083 )
- Rainald I , Count of Bar