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This article is about the year 1150.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1120s 1130s 1140s – 1150s – 1160s 1170s 1180s|
|Years:||1147 1148 1149 – 1150 – 1151 1152 1153|
|1150 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1150 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1903|
|Bahá'í calendar||−694 – −693|
|English Regnal year||15 Ste. 1 – 16 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||己巳年 (Earth Snake)
3846 or 3786
— to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
3847 or 3787
|- Vikram Samvat||1206–1207|
|- Shaka Samvat||1072–1073|
|- Kali Yuga||4251–4252|
|Japanese calendar||Kyūan 6
|Minguo calendar||762 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1693|
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- Eric Jedvardsson proclaims himself king of Västergötland, aiming at taking over as king of Sweden from Sverker the Elder.
- The city of Airdrie, Scotland is founded.
- Cubbie Roo's Castle is built on Wyre, Orkney.
- A Benedictine priory is founded at Birkenhead, England, resulting in the first recorded Mersey Ferry.
- Christchurch Priory is founded in Dorset, England.
- Castle Rising is built in Norfolk, England by William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel.
- The University of Paris, now known as the Sorbonne, is founded.
- The Tuam is promoted to a Metropolitan Archdiocese in Ireland.
- The Bishopric of Aberdeen is established.
- Christian Malone writes his Irish Chronology (Chronicum Scotorum).
- The city of Neuruppin is founded in Brandenburg, Germany.
- The city of Rinteln is founded in Lower Saxony, Germany.
- Albrecht the Bear inhabits Brandenburg.
- Middle Dutch begins to be spoken in the Low Countries.
- Peter the Lombard publishes Sentences.
- Garcia IV Ramirez ends his reign as King of Navarre.
- Foundation of Dryburgh Abbey by Hugh de Morville, Lord of Cunningham the Constable of Scotland
- Joscelin II of Edessa is taken prisoner during the Second Crusade.
- The city of Ashkelon is fortified with 53 towers by Fatimid rulers.
- The earliest textual reference is made to Gypsies working as musicians in Constantinople.
- Leo II of Armenia (d. 1229)
- William de Braose, 4th Lord of Bramber (approximate date; d. 1211)
- Rosamund Clifford, mistress of Henry II of England (approximate date; d. 1176)
- Alix of France, daughter of Louis VII of France (d. 1198)
- Saxo Grammaticus, Danish historian (d. 1220)
- Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut (d. 1195)
- Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury (approximate date; d. 1228)
- January 9 – Emperor Xizong of Jin, third ruler of the Jurchen Jin Dynasty (b. 1119)
- Suryavarman II, Khmer king, builder of Angkor Wat
- Barisan of Ibelin, figure in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem
- Pribislav of Brandenburg, last king of the Hevelli (b. c. 1075)