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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1110s  1120s  1130s  – 1140s –  1150s  1160s  1170s
Years: 1137 1138 113911401141 1142 1143

Year 1140 (MCXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Religion

Births

  • May 28 – Xin Qiji, Chinese poet (d. 1207)
  • Minamoto no Yoshihira, Japanese warrior (d. 1160)

Deaths

  • January 12 – Louis I, Landgrave of Thuringia
  • February 6 – Thurstan, Archbishop of York
  • February 14
    • Soběslav I, Duke of Bohemia
    • Leo I, Prince of Armenia
  • November 15 – Adelaide of Hungary, Duchess of Bohemia
  • date unknown &ndahs; Kitti Sri Megha, Sri Lankan ruler
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