Year 1167 (MCLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1167 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1167
Ab urbe condita1920
Armenian calendar616
Assyrian calendar5917
Balinese saka calendar1088–1089
Bengali calendar574
Berber calendar2117
English Regnal year13 Hen. 2 – 14 Hen. 2
Buddhist calendar1711
Burmese calendar529
Byzantine calendar6675–6676
Chinese calendar丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3863 or 3803
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
3864 or 3804
Coptic calendar883–884
Discordian calendar2333
Ethiopian calendar1159–1160
Hebrew calendar4927–4928
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1223–1224
 - Shaka Samvat1088–1089
 - Kali Yuga4267–4268
Holocene calendar11167
Igbo calendar167–168
Iranian calendar545–546
Islamic calendar562–563
Japanese calendarNin'an 2
Javanese calendar1074–1075
Julian calendar1167
Korean calendar3500
Minguo calendar745 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−301
Seleucid era1478/1479 AG
Thai solar calendar1709–1710
Tibetan calendar阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
1293 or 912 or 140
    — to —
(female Fire-Pig)
1294 or 913 or 141
Lombard standard bearer re-entering Milan, after the League's foundation.
Member cities of the Lombard League


By placeEdit



  • March 18Battle of Al-Babein: A second Zangid army (some 12,000 men) under General Shirkuh and his nephew Saladin marches towards Egypt, but is met by the combined Crusader-Fatimid forces led by King Amalric of Jerusalem. After skirmishing down the Nile, the Crusaders are defeated near Giza and forced to retreat to Cairo.[3]
  • May–June – Saladin leads the defence of Alexandria against the Crusader-Fatimid forces. He takes command over the garrison (plus some 1,000 cavalry), and the army's sick and wounded.[4]
  • August 4 – Amalric I accepts a peace treaty and enters at the head of the Crusader army Alexandria. Saladin and his troops are escorted out with full military honours, and retreats to Syria.[5]




By topicEdit


  • Absalon, Danish archbishop and statesman, leads the first synod at Lund. He is granted land around the city of "Havn" (modern-day Copenhagen) and fortifies the coastal defence against the Wends.




  1. ^ Vigueur, Jean-Claude Maire (2010). L'autre Rome: Une histoire des Romains à l'époque communale (XIIe-XIVe siècle). Paris: Tallandier. p. 315. ISBN 978-2-84734-719-7.
  2. ^ Andrew Roberts (2011). Great Commanders of the Medieval World (454–1582), pp. 135–136. ISBN 978-0-85738-589-5.
  3. ^ Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem, pp. 304–305. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
  4. ^ David Nicolle (2011). Osprey: Command 12 - Saladin, p. 11. ISBN 978-1-84908-317-1.
  5. ^ Steven Runciman (1952). A History of The Crusades. Vol II: Kingdom of Jerusalem, p. 305. ISBN 978-0-241-29876-3.
  6. ^ Sager, Peter (2005). Oxford and Cambridge: An Uncommon History. London: Thames & Hudson. p. 36. ISBN 0500512493.