1145 in history

Born in 1145

Mar 7 Baha ad-Din ibn Shaddad a 12th-century Muslim jurist and scholar, a Kurdish historian of great note, notable for writing a biography of Saladin whom he knew well.
Mar 23 Tashfin ibn Ali the 6th Almoravid king, he reigned in 1143–1145.
Sep 1 Ibn Jubayr a geographer, traveler and poet from al-Andalus. His travel chronicle describes the pilgrimage he made to Mecca from 1183 to 1185, in the years preceding the Third Crusade. His chronicle describes Saladin's domains in Egypt and the Levant which he passed through on his way to Mecca. Further, on his return journey he passed through Christian Sicily, which had only been recaptured from the Muslims a century before, and he makes several observations on the hybrid polyglot culture which flourished there
Oct 6 Baldwin (archbishop of Pisa) a Cistercian monk and later Archbishop of Pisa, a correspondent of Bernard of Clairvaux, and a reformer of the Republic of Pisa. Throughout his episcopate, he greatly expanded the authority of his diocese, making it the most powerful institution in Liguria and Sardinia, and notably increased its landholdings

Died in 1145

Feb 15 Pope Lucius II Pope from 9 March 1144 to his death in 1145. His pontificate was notable for the unrest in Rome associated with the Commune of Rome and its attempts to wrest control of the city from the papacy
Mar 25 Tashfin ibn Ali the 6th Almoravid king, he reigned in 1143–1145.