1146 in history

1146 events chronologically

Mar 31 Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade

Died in 1146

Apr 14 Gertrude of Sulzbach German Queen. She was the second wife of Conrad III of Germany
Aug 1 Vsevolod II of Kiev the Prince of Chernigov and Grand Prince of Kiev , son of Oleg Svyatoslavich, Prince of Chernigov.
Aug 27 Eric III of Denmark the King of Denmark from 1137 until 1146. He was the grandson of Eric I of Denmark and the nephew of Eric II of Denmark, whom he succeeded on the throne. He abdicated in 1146, as the first and only Danish monarch to do His succession led to a period of civil war between Sweyn III, Canute V, and Valdemar I
Sep 14 Imad ad-Din Zengi an atabeg of Turkish descent, ruler of Mosul, Aleppo, Hama, and Edessa and founder of the Zengid dynasty, to which he gave his name.
Sep 15 Alan 1st Earl of Richmond a Breton noble who fought for Stephen, King of England. Alan was the third son of Stephen, Count of Tréguier and Hawise de Guingamp