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This article is about the year 1146.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1110s 1120s 1130s – 1140s – 1150s 1160s 1170s|
|Years:||1143 1144 1145 – 1146 – 1147 1148 1149|
|1146 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1146 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1899|
|Bahá'í calendar||−698 – −697|
|English Regnal year||11 Ste. 1 – 12 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
3842 or 3782
— to —
丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
3843 or 3783
|- Vikram Samvat||1202–1203|
|- Shaka Samvat||1068–1069|
|- Kali Yuga||4247–4248|
|Japanese calendar||Kyūan 2
|Minguo calendar||766 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1689|
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- June 18 – George of Antioch conquers Tripoli, Libya for the king of Sicily.
- The Almohad caliph Abd al-Mu'min conquers most of Morocco from the Almoravids.
- March 31 – Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy. In a repeat of the events of 1096, Crusaders attack and massacre Jewish communities along the Rhine. Bernard de Clairvaux condemns these pogroms in strong terms, reminding the Crusaders that those who attacked the Jewish people during the previous Crusade came to a sorry end and were massacred to the last man by the Turks.
- Ildeniz, atabeg of Azerbaijan founds a dynasty, being the first independent Turkish dynasty of Azerbaijan
- The city of Bryansk is first mentioned in written records.
- Genoese raid against the Muslim-held Balearic islands. The Republic of Pisa protests officially, seeing the islands as rightfully theirs. The Genoese then proceed to lay siege to Almeria, in vain.
- While discussing the details of a military expedition against the Almoravids for the following year, the representative of the Republic of Genoa and the count of Barcelona reach a commercial agreement granting privileges to merchants of both nation in the Catalan and Ligurian ports.
- The city of Quona is conquered by the Republic of Florence in a drive to expend its control over the surrounding countryside.
- A rainy year causes the harvest to fail in Europe; one of the worst famines of the century ensues.
- August 1 – Vsevolod II of Kiev
- August 8 – Eric III of Denmark
- September 14 – Zengi, ruler of Syria (assassinated) (b. 1087)
- Bresc, Henri (2003). La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
- Picard C. (1997) La mer et les musulmans d'Occident au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
- Abulafia, David (1985). The Norman kingdom of Africa and the Norman expeditions to Majorca and the Muslim Mediterranean. Woodbridge: Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-416-6.
- Williams, John B. (1997). "The making of a crusade: the Genoese anti-Muslim attacks in Spain 1146-1148". Journal of Medieval History 23 (1): 29–53. doi:10.1016/s0304-4181(96)00022-x.
- Chester Jordan, William (1997). The great famine: northern Europe in the early fourteenth century. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-05891-1.