1167 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1130s  1140s  1150s  – 1160s –  1170s  1180s  1190s
Years: 1164 1165 116611671168 1169 1170

Events

  • 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

1167 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.