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- Normans conduct a series of raids in North Africa, including Annaba (Algeria) and the Nile Delta.
- 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.
- February 26 - Roger II of Sicily dies at Palermo. He is succeeded by his youngest son, William I of Sicily.
- October 25 – Stephen, King of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by Henry Plantagenet, the son of his cousin Matilda.
- 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.
- December 19 – King Henry II of England, aged 21, is crowned along with his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine.
- The Château de Chinon is built by Theobald I, Count of Blois.
- The Almohad army conquers the last independent Muslim stronghold in Spain, Granada, 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 Komnenos.
- Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is first marked on the world map by Muhammad al-Idrisi.
Arts and culture
- April – Gökböri, Muslim emir and general (d. 1233)
- November 2 – Constance, Queen of Sicily, empress of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1198)
- November 11 – King Sancho I of Portugal (d. 1212)
- Benoît de Sainte-Maure, French poet and troubadour (d. 1173)
- 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 – Viacheslav I of Kiev, prince of Smolensk (b. 1083)
- February 20 – Saint Wulfric of Haselbury (b. c. 1080)
- February 26 – King Roger II of Sicily (b. 1093)
- June 8 – Saint William of York
- October 25 – Stephen, King of England (b. 1096)
- November 13 – Iziaslav II of Kiev, Prince of Vladimir and Volyn, (b. c. 1097)
- November 18 – Adelaide of 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.
- White, Graeme J. (2000). Restoration and Reform, 1153–1165: Recovery From Civil War in England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-55459-6. p5
- 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.