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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1110s  1120s  1130s  – 1140s –  1150s  1160s  1170s
Years: 1142 1143 114411451146 1147 1148


  • February 15 — Pietro Bernardo Paganelli of Montemagno, Calci is elected as Pope Eugene III, and succeeds Pope Lucius II as the 167th pope.
  • Pope Eugene III issues Quantum praedecessores, calling for the Second Crusade
  • Construction begins on Notre-Dame d'Chartres in Chartres, France
  • Kim Pusik and his team of historians finishes the making of the Korean historical text Samguk Sagi.
  • Woburn Abbey founded.
  • Arnold of Brescia joins the revolutionary Commune of Rome, where he becomes its leader for the next 10 years.


  • Maria of Antioch, Byzantine Empress (d. 1182)
  • Marie de Champagne, Countess of Champagne (d. 1198)
  • Theodora Comnena, Queen of Jerusalem
  • Pope Gregory IX (d. 1241)
  • Al-Adil I, Ayyubid-Egyptian general and ruler (d. 1218)
  • Amalric II of Jerusalem (d. 1205)


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