1157 facts for kids
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1120s 1130s 1140s – 1150s – 1160s 1170s 1180s|
|Years:||1154 1155 1156 – 1157 – 1158 1159 1160|
- September 8 – King Richard I of England (died 1199)
- Leopold V of Austria (died 1194)
- Hojo Masako, wife of Minamoto no Yoritomo (died 1225)
- May 15—Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince (b. c. 1099)
- August 21—King Alfonso VII of Castile (b. 1105)
- Agnes of Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III of Austria (b. 1111)
- Eystein II of Norway, king of Norway, (b. c. 1125)
- Sweyn III of Denmark, king of Denmark (b. c. 1125)
- June 11 Albert I of Brandenburg, also called, The Bear (Ger: Albrecht der Bär), became the founder of the Margraviate of Brandenburg, Germany and the first Margrave
- 23 October—Battle of Grathe Heath. A civil war in Denmark ended with the death of king Sweyn III. Valdemar I became king of all Denmark and restored and rebuild the country.
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