1165 in history

Born in 1165

Feb 7 Stephen of Armenia the Marshal of Armenia, the son of Leo I, Prince of Armenia and Beatrice de Rethel.
Jul 25 Ibn Arabi an Arab Andalusian Sufi mystic and philosopher.
Aug 21 Philip II of France a Capetian King of France who reigned from 1180 to 1223, and the first to be called by that title. His predecessors had been known as kings of the Franks but from 1190 onward Philip styled himself king of France. The son of Louis VII and of his third wife, Adela of Champagne, he was originally nicknamed "God-given" because he was the first son of Louis VII and born late in his father's life

Died in 1165

Apr 11 Stephen IV of Hungary King of Hungary and Croatia, ascending to the throne in 1163 when he usurped the crown of his nephew, Stephen III. He was the third son of Béla II of Hungary, and when his conspiracy against his brother failed, Géza II, he was exiled from Hungary in the summer of 1157. He first sought refuge in the Holy Roman Empire, but received no support from Emperor Frederick Shortly afterwards he moved to the Byzantine Empire, where he married a niece of Emperor Manuel I Komnenos, Maria Komnene, and converted to the Orthodox Church
Sep 5 Emperor Nijō the 78th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1158 through 1165
Dec 9 Malcolm IV of Scotland the eldest son of Henry, Earl of Huntingdon and Northumbria and Ada de Warenne. The original Malcolm Canmore, a name now associated with his great-grandfather Malcolm III , he succeeded his grandfather David I, and shared David's Anglo-Norman tastes