1138 in history

1138 events chronologically

Mar 13 Cardinal Gregorio Conti is elected Antipope as Victor IV, succeeding Anacletus II
Aug 22 Battle of the Standard between Scotland and England
Oct 11 A massive earthquake strikes Aleppo, Syria
Nov 5 Lý Anh Tông is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam at the age of two, beginning a 37-year reign

Born in 1138

Jan 25 Antipope Anacletus II an Antipope who ruled from 1130 to his death, in a schism against the contested, hasty election of Pope Innocent II.

Died in 1138

Feb 19 Irene Doukaina the wife of the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos, and the mother of the emperor John II Komnenos and of the historian Anna Komnene.
Apr 13 Simon I Duke of Lorraine the duke of Lorraine from 1115 to his death, the eldest son and successor of Thierry II and Hedwige of Formbach.
May 11 William de Warenne 2nd Earl of Surrey the son of William de Warenne, 1st Earl of Surrey and his first wife Gundred. He was more often referred to as Earl Warenne or Earl of Warenne than as Earl of Surrey
Jun 6 Ar-Rashid (12th century) the Abbasid caliph in Baghdad from 1135 to 1136.
Oct 28 Bolesław III Wrymouth a Prince of Lesser Poland, Silesia and Sandomierz between 1102-1107 and over the whole Poland between 1107-1138. He was the only child of Prince Władysław I Herman and his first wife Judith, daughter of Vratislaus II of Bohemia