1143 in history

1143 events chronologically

Oct 5 King Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognises Portugal as a Kingdom

Born in 1143

Jan 26 Ali ibn Yusuf the 5th Almoravid king he reigned 1106–1143.
Jul 31 Emperor Nijō the 78th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1158 through 1165
Dec 24 Miles of Gloucester 1st Earl of Hereford High Sheriff of Gloucester and Constable of England.

Died in 1143

Feb 6 Hugh II Duke of Burgundy duke of Burgundy between 1103 and 1143. Hugh was son of Odo I, Duke of Burgundy
Apr 8 John II Komnenos Byzantine Emperor from 1118 to 1143. Also known as "John the Beautiful" or "John the Good" , he was the eldest son of Emperor Alexios I Komnenos and Irene Doukaina and the second emperor to rule during the Komnenian restoration of the Byzantine Empire. John was a pious and dedicated monarch who was determined to undo the damage his empire had suffered following the battle of Manzikert, half a century earlier
Apr 18 Gertrude of Süpplingenburg a Margravine consort of Austria and Tuscany and a Duchess consort of Saxony and Bavaria. She was a member of the Süpplingenburg dynasty
Sep 24 Pope Innocent II Pope from 14 February 1130 to his death in 1143. He was probably one of the clergy in personal attendance on the Antipope Clement III
Sep 24 Agnes of Germany a member of the Salian imperial family. Through her first marriage, she was a Duchess consort of Swabia; through her second marriage, she was a Margravine consort of Austria
Nov 13 Fulk King of Jerusalem Count of Anjou from 1109 to 1129, and King of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death. He was also the paternal grandfather of Henry II of England