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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1150s  1160s  1170s  – 1180s –  1190s  1200s  1210s
Years: 1182 1183 118411851186 1187 1188


  • April 25 – Genpei War – Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan
  • Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church
  • End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan.
  • Founding of Katedralskolan in Lund, Sweden. The school is the oldest in northern Europe, and one of the oldest in Europe.
  • Peter and Asen led a revolt of the Vlachs and Bulgars against the Byzantine Empire, eventually establishing the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.
  • August 15 – The cave city of Vardzia was consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia


  • April 23 – King Afonso II of Portugal (died 1223)
  • Inge II of Norway (died 1217)
  • Gertrude of Merania, queen of Andrew II of Hungary (died 1213)


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