Calendar overview 1162
Thomas Becket becomes
Archbishop of Canterbury .
Amalrich I. is
after the death of Baldwin III.
King of Jerusalem .
|1162 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||610/611 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1705/06 (southern Buddhism); 1704/05 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||64th (65th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||524/525 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||557/558 (December 9/10)|
|Jewish calendar||4922/23 (September 10-11)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1472/73 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1473/74 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1218/19 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- June: After his father's death . Géza II is Stephen III. crowned king of Hungary , Croatia and Dalmatia .
- Summer: The Norwegian King Håkon II is killed in the battle by men of Erling Skakkes . His son Magnus V , who was crowned last year , becomes the undisputed King of Norway .
Holy Roman Empire
- March 26th : After a siege of almost a year by Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa, Milan is destroyed by him and his Lombard allies.
- In Lodi, Friedrich Barbarossa confirms the donation of 800 Franconian hooves by Margrave Otto von Meißen to the cell monastery (Altzella) in the jungle ("in nemore").
- At the instigation of Friedrich Barbarossa, the marriage between Heinrich the Lion and Clementia von Zähringen was divorced because they were closely related.
- Schwäbisch Gmünd is mentioned as a city in a document. It is therefore called the "oldest Staufer town ".
- Founding of the Order of Avis by Alfonso I of Portugal
- Reconquista : Alfonso I of Portugal conquers Beja .
First documentary mentions
- The place Deuna in the Thuringian Eichsfeld is mentioned for the first time in a document.
- Obergebra in today's Nordhausen district is first mentioned in a document as Gevere .
- Avry is first mentioned in a document under the name De Avriei .
- June 3 : The English Lord Chancellor Thomas Becket is ordained Archbishop of Canterbury after being ordained a priest the day before . On August 10th he received the envoy from Pope Alexander III. Pallium awarded in Rome , a badge of office for the Metropolitan of the Church. He then resigns from the office of Lord Chancellor against the will of King Henry II and only cares about his new role as Archbishop.
Exact date of birth unknown
- Fujiwara no Teika , Japanese poet († 1241 )
- Dietrich the distressed , Margrave of Lusatia († 1221 )
- Eleonore Plantagenet , Queen of Castile († 1214 )
- Takeda Nobumitsu , Samurai († 1248 )
Born around 1162
- Geoffrey Fitz Peter, 1st Earl of Essex , English nobleman († 1213 )
- William de Ferrers, 4th Earl of Derby , English magnate († 1247 )
Date of death secured
- February 10 : Baldwin III. , King of Jerusalem (* 1131 )
- February 20 : Muhammad ibn Buzurg-Umid , leader of the Nizarites (assassins)
- March 12th : Knud Henriksson , Duke of Denmark
- April 8th : Odo von Deuil , abbot of Saint Denis (* around 1110 )
- May 19 : Friedrich II. Von Sommerschenburg , Count Palatine of Saxony (* around 1100 )
- May 31 : Géza II , King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia and Rama (* 1130 )
- July 7th : Håkon II , King of Norway (* 1147 )
- July 29th : Guigues V , Count of Albon (* around 1125 )
- August 6th : Raimund Berengar IV. , Count of Barcelona (* around 1113 )
- August 21 : Burchard von Michelbach , Prince-Bishop of Strasbourg
- September 27 : Odo II , Duke of Burgundy (* around 1118 )
Exact date of death unknown
- April 21 or 27: Richard de Redvers , Earl of Devon
- Auger de Balben , Grand Master of the Order of St. John
- Berthold I , count of Nidda (* around 1110 )
- Friedrich , Count Palatine of Tübingen
- Isjaslav III. , Prince of Chernigov and Grand Prince of Kiev
- Judith von Baden , Titular Margravine of Baden
- Fujiwara no Tadazane , Japanese regent (* 1078 )