1167 facts for kids
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1130s 1140s 1150s – 1160s – 1170s 1180s 1190s|
|Years:||1164 1165 1166 – 1167 – 1168 1169 1170|
- Taira no Kiyomori becomes the first samurai to be appointed Daijo Daijin, chief minister of the government of Japan
- Peter of Blois becomes the tutor of William II of Sicily
- Absalon, archbishop of Denmark, leads the first Danish synod at Lund
- Absalon fortifies Copenhagen
- William Marshal, "the greatest knight that ever lived", is knighted
- Afonso I of Portugal is defeated by the Kingdom of León
- Amalric I of Jerusalem unsuccessfully invades Egypt
- William of Tyre becomes archdeacon of Tyre
- May 29 – Battle of Legano, in which The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick I
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Lombard standard bearer re-entering Milan, after the League's foundation.
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