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This article is about the year 1163. For the number, see 1163 (number).
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1130s 1140s 1150s – 1160s – 1170s 1180s 1190s|
|Years:||1160 1161 1162 – 1163 – 1164 1165 1166|
|1163 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1163 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1916|
|English Regnal year||9 Hen. 2 – 10 Hen. 2|
|Chinese calendar||壬午年 (Water Horse)
3859 or 3799
— to —
癸未年 (Water Goat)
3860 or 3800
|- Vikram Samvat||1219–1220|
|- Shaka Samvat||1085–1086|
|- Kali Yuga||4264–4265|
|Japanese calendar||Ōhō 3 / Chōkan 1
|Minguo calendar||749 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1474/1475 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1705–1706|
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- Owain Gwynedd is recognized as ruler of Wales.
- Silesian duchies accept the suzerainty of the Holy Roman Empire.
- The Law of Succession is introduced in Norway.
- Council of Tours: Albigensians are named and condemned as heretics.
- Loccum Abbey in Hanover is founded as a Cistercian house by Cornwall.
- The Egyptian empire is resurrected for 10 days.
- The Guanfuchang salt-fields (官富場) in Hong Kong, nowadays To Kwa Wan, Kowloon Bay, Kwun Tong and Lam Tin districts, are first officially operated by the Song dynasty.
- The first stone of Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral is set by Pope Alexander III.
- The Almohads finish driving the Normans out of North Africa.
- Ban Kulin, ruler of Bosnia (d. 1204)
- Canute VI of Denmark (d. 1202)
- Ottokar IV of Styria (d. 1192)
- Hōjō Yoshitoki, Kamakura regent (d. 1224)
- As-Salih Ismail al-Malik, ruler of Syria (d. 1181)
- January 14 – King Ladislaus II of Hungary (b. 1131)
- date unknown