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This article is about the year 1154.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1120s 1130s 1140s – 1150s – 1160s 1170s 1180s|
|Years:||1151 1152 1153 – 1154 – 1155 1156 1157|
|1154 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1154 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1907|
|Bahá'í calendar||−690 – −689|
|English Regnal year||19 Ste. 1 – 1 Hen. 2|
|Chinese calendar||癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
3850 or 3790
— to —
甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
3851 or 3791
|- Vikram Samvat||1210–1211|
|- Shaka Samvat||1076–1077|
|- Kali Yuga||4255–4256|
|Japanese calendar||Ninpei 4 / Kyūju 1
|Minguo calendar||758 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1697|
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- April 23 – Nur ad-Din Zangi gains control of Damascus, uniting Syria under one ruler.
- (around): Nur ad-Din Zangi establishes the al-Nuri hospital in Damascus.
- October 25 – King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by Henry Plantagenet, the son of his cousin Matilda. Henry becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21.
- December 14 – Pope Adrian IV (also known as Hadrian IV) succeeds Pope Anastasius IV as the 169th pope. Born Nicholas Breakspear, he is the only English pope in history.
- February 26 - Roger II of Sicily dies at Palermo . He is succeeded by his youngest son, William I of Sicily
- A chateau is built at Chinon by Theobald I, count of Blois.
- The Almohad army conquers the last independent Muslim stronghold in Spain, Grenada, after six years of siege.
- Birmingham, England, and the Birmingham Bull Ring are founded.
- Bosnia becomes an autonomous duchy.
- Belgrade is rebuilt by Byzantine emperor Manuel I Comnenus.
- Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is first marked on the world map by Al Idrisi.
Arts and culture
- April – Gökböri, Muslim emir and general (d. 1233)
- November 11 – King Sancho I of Portugal (d. 1212)
- Benoît de Sainte-Maure, French poet and troubadour (d. 1173)
- Queen Constance of Sicily, wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1198)
- Minamoto no Yoshinaka, Japanese shogun (d. 1184)
- Sune Sik Sverkersson, prince of Sweden
- Vsevolod the Big Nest, Grand Prince of Vladimir (d. 1212)
- Robert II, Count of Dreux (d. 1218)
- February 2 – Vyacheslav of Kiev, prince of Smolensk (b. 1083)
- February 20 – Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett (b. c. 1080)
- February 26 – King Roger II of Sicily (b. 1093)
- June 8 – Saint William of York
- August 16 – King Ramiro II of Aragon (b. c. 1075)
- October 25 – King Stephen of England (b. 1096)
- November 13 – Iziaslav II of Kiev, Prince of Vladimir and Volyn, (b. c. 1097)
- November 18 – Adélaide de Maurienne, queen of Louis VI of France (b. 1092)
- December 3 – Pope Anastasius IV
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.71.
- Abels, Richard Philip; Bernard S. Bachrach (2001). The Normans and their adversaries at war. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer. p. 100. ISBN 0-85115-847-1.
- "Al-Nuri hospital, in Damascus 1154". Retrieved 8 November 2011.
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.88.
- Matthew, Donald (1992). The Norman kingdom of Sicily. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 228. ISBN 0-521-26911-3.