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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1120s  1130s  1140s  – 1150s –  1160s  1170s  1180s
Years: 1153 1154 115511561157 1158 1159

Events

  • Establishment of the Carmelite Order
  • Hogen Rebellion in Japan
  • January 20 – According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.
  • The Privilegium Minus elevates Austria to the status of a duchy ruled by the Babenburgs family. (see History of Austria).
  • Mosan artists create the Stavelot Triptych, a masterpiece of goldsmithing, as a reliquary to house purported pieces of the True Cross.

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