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This article is about the year 1151. For the number, see 1151 (number).
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1120s 1130s 1140s – 1150s – 1160s 1170s 1180s|
|Years:||1148 1149 1150 – 1151 – 1152 1153 1154|
|1151 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1151 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1904|
|Bahá'í calendar||−693 – −692|
|English Regnal year||16 Ste. 1 – 17 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||庚午年 (Metal Horse)
3847 or 3787
— to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3848 or 3788
|- Vikram Samvat||1207–1208|
|- Shaka Samvat||1073–1074|
|- Kali Yuga||4252–4253|
|Japanese calendar||Kyūan 7 / Ninpei 1
|Minguo calendar||761 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1694|
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- September 7 – Geoffrey of Anjou dies, and is succeeded by his son Henry, aged 18.
- After the Battle of Ghazni the city is burned by the prince of Ghur.
- The first plague and fire insurance policy is issued in Iceland.
- Bolton Abbey is founded in North Yorkshire, England.
- Anping Bridge is completed in China's Fujian province. Its total length will not be exceeded until 1846.
- Confronted with internal strife, the commune of Bologna is the first Italian republic to turn to the rule of a podestà, Guido di Ranieri da Sasso (ends in 1155).
- January 13 – Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian (b. c. 1081)
- April 23 – Adeliza of Leuven, queen of Henry I of England (b. 1103)
- September 7 – Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou (b. 1113)
- Elvira of Castile, illegitimate daughter of Alfonso VI of Castile (b. 1082)
- Honorius Augustodunensis, French theologian
- Li Qingzhao, female Chinese poet (b. 1084)