1164 1165 1166 - 1167 - 1168 1169 1170
1130s 1140s 1150s - 1160s - 1170s 1180s 1190s
11th century - 12th century - 13th century
- Taira no Kiyomori becomes the first samurai to be appointed Daijyo 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 Leon
- 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
Heads of states
- England - Henry II Curt Mantle, King of England (reigned 1154 - 1189).
- France - Louis VII, King of France (reigned 1137 - 1180).
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