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This article is about the year 1145.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1110s 1120s 1130s – 1140s – 1150s 1160s 1170s|
|Years:||1142 1143 1144 – 1145 – 1146 1147 1148|
|1145 by topic|
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|1145 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1898|
|English Regnal year||10 Ste. 1 – 11 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||甲子年 (Wood Rat)
3841 or 3781
— to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
3842 or 3782
|- Vikram Samvat||1201–1202|
|- Shaka Samvat||1067–1068|
|- Kali Yuga||4246–4247|
|Japanese calendar||Ten'yō 2 / Kyūan 1
|Minguo calendar||767 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1456/1457 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1687–1688|
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- Conquest of North Africa by the Almohads
- Successful Norman raid against the Tripolitania region.
- Estimation: Merv in the Seljuk Empire becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
- February 15 – Pietro Bernardo Paganelli of Montemagno, Calci is elected as Pope Eugene III, and succeeds Pope Lucius II as the 167th pope.
- Arnold of Brescia joins the revolutionary Commune of Rome, where he becomes its intellectual leader for the next decade.
Arts and culture
- Kim Pusik and his team of historians finish the compilation of the Korean historical text Samguk Sagi.
- Construction begins on Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral in Chartres, France.
- Woburn Abbey is founded.
- December 1 – Pope Eugene III issues the bull Quantum praedecessores, calling for the Second Crusade. At Christmas Louis VII of France announces his intention of making a pilgrimage which becomes part of the Crusade.
- Maria of Antioch, Byzantine Empress (d. 1182)
- Marie de Champagne, Countess of Champagne (d. 1198)
- Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia (d. 1167)
- Ibn Jubayr, geographer, traveler and poet (d. 1217)
- Manuel Komnenos, son of Andronikos Komnenos (d. 1185)
- Al-Adil I, Ayyubid-Egyptian general and ruler (d. 1218)
- Amalric II of Jerusalem (d. 1205)
- Sayyid Muhammad Al-Makki, ancestor of the Bukkuri Sayyids (d. 1246)
- February 15 – Pope Lucius II
- October 6 – Baldwin (Archbishop of Pisa)
- Zhang Zeduan, Chinese painter (b. 1085)
- Meynier, Gilbert (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte. p. 171. ISBN 978-2-7071-5231-2.
- Picard C. (1997) La mer et les musulmans d'Occident au Moyen Age. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, pp.64
- Geography at about.com