1147 in history

1147 events chronologically

Apr 4 First historical record of Moscow
Oct 24 After a siege of four months crusader knights led by Afonso Henriques reconquered Lisbon
Oct 25 Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum

Born in 1147

Jan 13 Robert de Craon the second Grand Master of the Knights Templar from June 1136 until his death. He was a member of the Craon family
Mar 8 Jordan of Santa Susanna a Carthusian monk, created Cardinal Deacon by Pope Lucius II in December 1144 and then Cardinal Priest of Santa Susanna by Eugene III on 21 December 1145. He is often referred to as a member of the Roman family of the Orsini, but more recent research concludes that he was probably a Frenchman. He served as Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church under Eugene III and subscribed the papal bulls between 9 January 1145 and 11 June 1154
May 9 Minamoto no Yoritomo the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate of Japan. He ruled from 1192 until 1199
Sep 19 Igor II of Kiev Olgovich , Prince of Chernigov and Grand Prince of Kiev. Son of Oleg Svyatoslavich of Chernigov. Saint - feast day: 5 June

Died in 1147

Apr 6 Frederick II Duke of Swabia the second Hohenstaufen duke of Swabia from 1105. He was the eldest son of Frederick I and Agnes
Oct 31 Robert 1st Earl of Gloucester an illegitimate son of King Henry I of England. He was the half-brother of the Empress Matilda, and her chief military supporter during the civil war known as The Anarchy, in which she vied with Stephen of Blois for the throne of England