1130 in history

1130 events chronologically

Dec 25 Count Roger II of Sicily is crowned the first King of Sicily

Born in 1130

Oct 18 Zhu Xi a Song dynasty Confucian scholar who was the leading figure of the School of Principle and the most influential rationalist Neo-Confucian in China. His contributions to Chinese philosophy including his assigning special significance to the Analects, the Mencius, the Great Learning, and the Doctrine of the Mean , his emphasis on the investigation of things , and the synthesis of all fundamental Confucian concepts, formed the basis of Chinese bureaucracy and government for over 700 years. He has been called the second most influential thinker in Chinese history, after Confucius himself
Nov 13 Adolf I of Holstein the first Count of Schauenburg from 1106 and the second Count of Holstein from 1111. He made an important contribution to the colonisation and Germanisation of the lands north of the Elbe

Died in 1130

Feb 13 Pope Honorius II Pope from 21 December 1124 to his death in 1130.
Mar 26 Sigurd the Crusader King of Norway from 1103 to 1130. His rule, together with his brother Eystein I of Norway , has been regarded by historians as a golden age for the medieval Kingdom of Norway. He is otherwise famous for leading the Norwegian Crusade , earning the eponym "the Crusader"
May 15 Isidore the Laborer a Spanish farmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers and of Madrid and of La Ceiba, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on 15 May
Nov 11 Theresa Countess of Portugal the Countess of Portugal. She rebelled against vassalage to the Kingdom of León, and was referred to as Queen of Portugal by the pope in 1116, but was forced to accept Portugal's status as a county subject to León in 1121. Her political and amorous affairs with Galician nobleman Fernando Pérez de Traba led to her ouster by her son, Afonso Henriques, who with the support of the Portuguese nobility and clergy defeated her at the Battle of São Mamede in 1128