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This article is about the year 1167.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1130s 1140s 1150s – 1160s – 1170s 1180s 1190s|
|Years:||1164 1165 1166 – 1167 – 1168 1169 1170|
|1167 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1167 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1920|
|English Regnal year||13 Hen. 2 – 14 Hen. 2|
|Chinese calendar||丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3863 or 3803
— to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
3864 or 3804
|- Vikram Samvat||1223–1224|
|- Shaka Samvat||1089–1090|
|- Kali Yuga||4268–4269|
|Japanese calendar||Nin'an 2
|Minguo calendar||745 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1478/1479 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1709–1710|
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- April 12 – Charles VII of Sweden is murdered by Canute (son of Eric IX of Sweden), who proclaims himself king of Sweden. However, Charles's half brothers Boleslaw and Kol Sverkerson proclaim themselves kings of Östergötland, in opposition to Canute, which leads to fights for the power in Sweden until 1173.
- May 29 – Battle of Monte Porzio: The army of the Commune of Rome is defeated by the forces of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor and the local princes; Pope Alexander III leaves Rome. Frederick proceeds to Rome where he is crowned by Antipope Paschal III for the second time.
- Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor besieges Ancona.
- Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor installs his 3-year-old son Frederick as Duke of Swabia in succession to the elder Frederick's cousin, Frederick IV.
- Peter of Blois becomes the tutor of William II of Sicily.
- Absalon, archbishop of Denmark, leads the first Danish synod at Lund.
- Absalon fortifies Copenhagen.
- Afonso I of Portugal is defeated by the Kingdom of Leon.
- Amalric I of Jerusalem unsuccessfully invades Egypt.
- William of Tyre becomes archdeacon of Tyre.
- Oath of Pontida marks the foundation of the Lombard League
- Henry II prohibits English students from attending the University of Paris; many settle at the University of Oxford.
- Taira no Kiyomori becomes the first samurai to be appointed Daijo Daijin, chief minister of the government of Japan.
- January 12 – St. Aelred of Rievaulx, abbot commonly believed to have died in the winter of 1167 (b. 1110)
- January 23 or January 28 – Rabbi Abraham ibn Ezra, mathematician, astronomer, and poet (b. 1092 or 1093)
- February 27 – Robert of Melun, English theologian and bishop
- April 12 – Charles VII, king of Sweden since 1161 (b. c. 1130)
- August 14 – Rainald of Dassel, Archbishop of Cologne (of epidemic after accompanying Frederick Barbarossa on a campaign into Latium) (b. c. 1120)
- September 10 – Empress Maud, wife of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor) (b. 1102)
- Yesugei, father of Genghis Khan