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This article is about the year 1143.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1110s 1120s 1130s – 1140s – 1150s 1160s 1170s|
|Years:||1140 1141 1142 – 1143 – 1144 1145 1146|
|1143 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1143 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1896|
|English Regnal year||8 Ste. 1 – 9 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||壬戌年 (Water Dog)
3839 or 3779
— to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
3840 or 3780
|- Vikram Samvat||1199–1200|
|- Shaka Samvat||1065–1066|
|- Kali Yuga||4244–4245|
|Japanese calendar||Kōji 2
|Minguo calendar||769 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1454/1455 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1685–1686|
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- Jijel taken by the Normans.
- Failure of a Norman raid on Ceuta, but at the same time the Normans lead a successful assault against Sfax.
- April 5 – Manuel I Comnenus becomes Byzantine Emperor.
- July 1 – Battle of Wilton in England.
- September 26 – Pope Celestine II succeeds Pope Innocent II as the 165th pope.
- October 5 – Treaty of Zamora: Portugal is recognized by the Kingdom of Leon as an independent kingdom, although it has functioned as one since the Battle of São Mamede.
- Robert of Ketton makes the first European translation of the Qur'an into Latin.
- The exploration of the uncharted eastern parts of Germany begins, and results in the founding of cities such as Lübeck.
- During the summer the people of Rome revolt against the authority of the Pope and create a republican city-state comparable to that of the other Italian cities.
- July 31 – Emperor Nijō of Japan (d. 1165)
- Pope Gregory IX (d. 1241)
- King William I of Scotland (d. 1214)
- January – Patriarch Leo of Constantinople
- February – Hugh II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1084)
- April 8 – John II Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1087)
- September 24
- November 13 – King Fulk of Jerusalem, Count of Anjou (b. c. 1089/1092)
- December 12 – Kogyo-Daishi, restorer of Shingon Buddhism in Japan (b. 1095)
- date unknown
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.71.
- Picard C. (1997) La mer et les musulmans d'Occident au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
- Bresc, Henri (2003). "La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age" (PDF). Retrieved 17 January 2012.