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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1130s  1140s  1150s  – 1160s –  1170s  1180s  1190s
Years: 1166 1167 116811691170 1171 1172

Events

  • Nur ad-Din invades Egypt, and his nephew Saladin becomes the sultan over the territory conquered by Nur ad-Din.
  • Prince Andrey Bogolyubskiy sacks the Kievan Rus' capital Kiev.
  • Start of the conquest of Ireland. Richard fitzGilbert de Clare ('Strongbow') makes an alliance with the exiled Irish chief, Dermot MacMurrough, to help him recover his kingdom of Leinster.
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the English court of Henry II to establish her great court in Poitiers where the Courts of Love flourished.

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