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|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1090s 1100s 1110s – 1120s – 1130s 1140s 1150s|
|Years:||1124 1125 1126 – 1127 – 1128 1129 1130|
Events[change | change source]
- Estimation: Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, becomes the largest city in the world, taking the lead from Kaifeng, capital of China.
By area[change | change source]
Asia[change | change source]
- January 9 – Jurchen forces sack the Song Chinese capital of Kaifeng (the Jingkang Incident, 靖康事變), and begin more than a century of political division between northern and southern China.
Europe[change | change source]
- Conrad III establishes the Hohenstaufen dynasty when he is crowned antiking to the Holy Roman Emperor, Lothair II.
- The first coalition of the Norman princes against Roger II of Sicily is formed. The same year, Roger regains control over Malta after a rebellion. To guaranty the security of the seas, the king also establishes a pact with the maritime republic of Savona, probably following an Almoravid raid against his realm.
- Count Charles the Good of Flanders is assassinated.
- First mention of the consuls in Brescia, indicating that the city has become an independent commune.
- The commune of Milan conquers the neighboring city of Como.
By topic[change | change source]
Arts[change | change source]
Births[change | change source]
- October 18 – Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1191)
- November 27 – Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
- Constance of Antioch (d. 1163), the Princess regnant of the principality of Antioch
- Yang Wanli, Chinese poet (d. 1206)
Deaths[change | change source]
- probable – Fulcher of Chartres, French chronicler (b. c. 1059)
- Gilla Críst Ua Máel Eóin, abbot of Clonmacnoise 
References[change | change source]
- Abulafia, David (1985). The Norman kingdom of Africa and the Norman expeditions to Majorca and the Muslim Mediterranean. Woodbridge: Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-416-6. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=4DZf-RBtZ7IC&pg=PA32&lpg=PA32&dq=Norman+crusaders+and+the+Catalan+reconquest:+Robert+Burdet+and+the+principality+of+Tarragona+1129-55&source=bl&ots=cZMDAs578x&sig=Zqnswn_kjGEIjfxLYW1Ouhchr3Y&hl=en&sa=X&ei=BwEAT_OKJtKg8gPMwI3MAQ&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false.
- Bresc, Henri (2003). La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age. http://www.storiamediterranea.it/public/md1_dir/b1462.pdf. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
- Johns, Jeremy (2002). Arabic administration in Norman Sicily: the royal dīwān. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 85. ISBN 0-521-81692-0. http://books.google.nl/books?id=pXXYfJ9woRwC&dq=%22ali+ibn+yahya%22+zirid&hl=nl&source=gbs_navlinks_s.
- Annals of the Four Masters. Ireland: Corpus of Electronic Texts (UCC), Annal M1127.1. 1127. http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100005B/.