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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1090s  1100s  1110s  – 1120s –  1130s  1140s  1150s
Years: 1124 1125 112611271128 1129 1130
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Year 1127 (MCXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By area

Asia

  • January 9Jurchen forces sack the Song Chinese capital of Kaifeng (the Jingkang Incident, 靖康事變), and begin more than a century of political division between northern and southern China.

Europe

  • Conrad III establishes the Hohenstaufen dynasty when he is crowned antiking to the Holy Roman Emperor, Lothair II.
  • The first coalition of the Norman princes against Roger II of Sicily is formed. The same year, Roger regains control over Malta after a rebellion. To guaranty the security of the seas, the king also establishes a pact with the maritime republic of Savona, probably following an Almoravid raid against his realm.
  • Count Charles the Good of Flanders is assassinated.
  • First mention of the consuls in Brescia, indicating that the city has become an independent commune.
  • The commune of Milan conquers the neighboring city of Como.

By topic

Arts


Births

  • October 18 – Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1191)
  • November 27 – Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
  • Constance of Antioch (d. 1163), the Princess regnant of the principality of Antioch
  • Yang Wanli, Chinese poet (d. 1206)

Deaths

  • probable – Fulcher of Chartres, French chronicler (b. c. 1059)
  • Gilla Críst Ua Máel Eóin, abbot of Clonmacnoiseda:1120'erne#1127

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