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This article is about the year 1152.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1120s 1130s 1140s – 1150s – 1160s 1170s 1180s|
|Years:||1149 1150 1151 – 1152 – 1153 1154 1155|
|1152 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1152 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1905|
|English Regnal year||17 Ste. 1 – 18 Ste. 1|
|Chinese calendar||辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3848 or 3788
— to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
3849 or 3789
|- Vikram Samvat||1208–1209|
|- Shaka Samvat||1073–1074|
|- Kali Yuga||4252–4253|
|Japanese calendar||Ninpei 2
|Minguo calendar||760 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1463/1464 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1694–1695|
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- The Almohad Dynasty conquers the Maghrib al-Awsat, nowadays Algeria. Béjaïa becomes one of the main naval bases of the dynasty.
- The Normans control most of the coast of Ifriqiya, nowadays Tunisia.
- Aladdin of Ghur sacks Ghazni and destroys the Ghaznavid Empire.
- March 31 – King Baldwin III of Jerusalem exiles his mother Melisende, with whom he has been jointly reigning, to Nablus.
- March 4 – Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans.
- May 18 – Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry of Anjou after getting her previous marriage to Louis VII annulled. Henry had claimed the County of Anjou, the County of Maine, and the province of Touraine upon the death of his father Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, the previous year. With the addition of Eleanor's lands, he now controls territory stretching unbroken from Cherbourg to Bayonne.
- The Church of Ireland acknowledges the Pope's authority.
- The archbishopric of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway is established.
- The town of Gorodets (modern Russia) is founded by Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy.
- The Synod of Kells-Mellifont established the present diocesan system of Ireland (with later modifications) and recognized the primacy of Armagh.
- Geoffrey, illegitimate son of Henry II of England (approximate date; d. 1212)
- Taira no Tomomori, Japanese soldier (d. 1185)
- Han Tuozhou, Song Dynasty Chinese statesman (d. 1207)
- Roman the Great, "autocrat of the entire Rus", founder and prince of Halych-Wolyn Rus (future Kingdom of Ruthenia Minor), founder of Romanovichi genus of Rurikovichi dynasty
- February 15 – Conrad III of Germany (b. 1093)
- May 3 – Matilda of Boulogne, sovereign Countess of Boulogne and queen of Stephen of England (b. 1105)
- June 12 – Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (b. 1114)
- October 12 – Adolf III of Berg (b. 1080)
- date unknown – Raymond II, Count of Tripoli (b. c. 1115)
- Picard, Christophe (1997). La mer et les musulmans d'Occident VIIIe-XIIIe siècle. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
- King John by Warren. Published by the University of California Press in 1961. p. 21