Calendar overview 1169
|Philipp von Milly becomes Grand Master of the Templar Order .|
|1169 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||617/618 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1712/13 (southern Buddhism); 1711/12 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||64th (65th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||531/532 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||564/565 (September 24-25)|
|Jewish calendar||4929/30 (22/23 September)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1479/80 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1480/81 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1225/26 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- May: The Anglo-Norman conquest of Ireland begins. The first Anglo-Norman and Welsh troops arrive in Ireland and conquer parts of the island. Their descendants who settle there are called Hiberno-Normans .
Holy Roman Empire
- After Thoros II's death, his four-year-old son Ruben II follows him as Prince of Lesser Armenia . His relative Thomas becomes regent . However, Mleh , a brother of Thoros II, also asserts claims to the throne.
- January: Shirkuh , general of Vizier Nur ad-Din , moves into Cairo after driving an army of crusaders under Amalrich I from Jerusalem . He had the Fatimid vizier Shawar executed and appointed himself vizier , but died two months later on March 23 .
- After the death of his uncle Shirkuh , Saladin receives supreme command of Egypt as vizier of the Fatimid caliph al-ʿĀdid .
First documentary mentions
- February 4th : Mount Etna erupts and an earthquake hits Sicily and Calabria on the same day . There is no precise information about victims and damage.
- Fujiwara no Yoshitsune , Japanese politician and poet († 1206 )
- Yasang Chökyi Mönlam , person of Tibetan Buddhism († 1233 )
Date of death known
- January 2 : Bertrand de Blanquefort , Grand Master of the Templar Order (* around 1109)
- February 23 : Gerhard von Are , provost of the St. Cassiusstift of the Bonn Minster Church (* around 1100)
- February 24th : Bertha von Tübingen , Margravine of Baden and Verona
- March 10 : Gotpold , Bishop of Prague
- March 23 : Shirkuh , Kurdish military commander of the Ayyubids
- June 27 : Gerhoch of Reichersberg , Bavarian church reformer and theologian (* 1092 / 93 )
- July 13 : Hilary , Bishop of Chichester (b. 1110 )
- October 23 : Hillin von Fallemanien , Archbishop of Trier (* around 1100 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Chapa Chökyi Sengge , Buddhist clergyman and logician (* 1109 )
- Dagpo Gompa Tshälthrim Nyingpo , person of Tibetan Buddhism (* 1116 )
- Gaston de Murols , Grand Master of the Order of St. John
- Hugo von Lusignan , regent of the Lusignan domain
- Mujir ad-Din Abaq , Emir of Damascus
- Shawar , vizier of the Fatimids
- Stephan von Perche , Archbishop of Palermo (* after 1137)
- Thoros II , ruler of Lesser Armenia
- Walter , Bishop of Wroclaw