Calendar overview 1176
Rum Seljuks defeat the Byzantines at the
Battle of Myriokephalon .
|Petrus Valdes started the Waldensian movement around 1176 .|
|1176 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||624/625 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1719/20 (southern Buddhism); 1718/19 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||64th (65th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||538/539 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||571/572 (July 9/10)|
|Jewish calendar||4936/37 (September 5-6)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1486/87 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1487/88 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1232/33 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- May 29th : A Lombard army headed by Pope Alexander III. had set, defeated the forces of Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa in the battle of Legnano .
- Margrave Herman IV of Baden accompanies Emperor Friedrich I Barbarossa on several campaigns to Italy and participates in the Battle of Legnano .
- Henry the Lion refuses the army succession to the emperor in Chiavenna .
- September 17th : Victory of the Rum Seljuks over the Byzantines in the Battle of Myriokephalon
- October: Wilhelm von Montferrat marries Sibylle , the older sister of King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem , who is sick with leprosy and has no children .
- Saladin defeats the Zengids before the city of Damascus and marries Nur ad-Din's widow. In doing so, he asserts his claim to rule over Syria against Nur ad-Din's underage son al-Salih Ismail .
First documentary mentions
- Merchant Petrus Waldes starts a poverty movement ( Waldensian ) in Lyon .
- The predecessor building of the Strasbourg cathedral is destroyed in a fire.
Date of birth saved
Exact date of birth unknown
- Bernhard II , Count of Wölpe († 1221 )
- Bonfilius Monaldi , Italian saint, founder of the order († 1262 )
- Hugh de Lacy , Earl of Ulster († 1242 )
Born around 1176
- Giles de Braose , Bishop of Hereford († 1215 )
- Agnes von Staufen , Countess Palatine near the Rhine († 1204 )
Date of death secured
- January 8th : Manasses de Hierges , constable of Jerusalem
- February 28 : Klængur Þorsteinsson , Bishop of Skálholt (* 1102 )
- April 20 : Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke , English military leader, known as "Strongbow" (* 1130 )
- May 8 : David FitzGerald , Bishop of St Davids (* around 1103 )
- May 13 : Matthew I , Duke of Lorraine (* around 1110 )
- August 23 : Rokujō , Emperor of Japan (* 1164 )
- September 1 : Maurice FitzGerald , Cambrian-Norman nobleman
- September 17th : Baldwin of Antioch , Prince of Antioch (* before 1149)
- October 12 : William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel , English nobleman (* around 1109 )
- October 19 : Hermann I , Count of Weimar-Orlamünde (* around 1130 )
- November 15th : Everard des Barres , Grand Master of the Templar Order
- December 26 : Irimbert von Admont , abbot (* around 1104 )
Exact date of death unknown
- January: Ibn ʿAsākir , scientist and historian (* 1105 )
- February: Jacza von Köpenick , Slavic prince
- September: Johannes Dukas Komnenos , Byzantine strategist and governor (* 1128 )
- Peter of Flanders , Bishop of Cambrai
- Rabodo von Lobdaburg , Bishop of Speyer (* after 1150)
- Rosamund Clifford , mistress of the English King Henry II (* around 1150 )