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Eastern Hemisphere at the beginning of the 12th century.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century · 12th century · 13th century
Decades: 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s
1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s
Categories: BirthsDeaths
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century is the period from 1101 to 1200 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian/Common Era. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages and is sometimes called the Age of the Cistercians. In Song Dynasty China an invasion by Jurchens causes a political schism of north and south. The Khmer Empire of Cambodia flourished during this century, while the Fatimids of Egypt were overtaken by the Ayyubid dynasty.

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Events

The temple complex of Angkor Wat, built during the reign of Suryavarman II in Khmer era Cambodia.
Richard I of England, or Richard the Lionheart.
Eastern Hemisphere at the end of the 12th century

Significant people

A 15th century depiction of Saladin
Illumination from the Liber Scivias showing Hildegard von Bingen receiving a vision and dictating to her scribe and secretary

Inventions, discoveries and introductions

The Liuhe Pagoda of Hangzhou, China, 1165

In popular culture

Decades and years


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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century · 12th century · 13th century
Decades: 1100s 1110s 1120s 1130s 1140s
1150s 1160s 1170s 1180s 1190s
Categories: BirthsDeaths
Establishments – Disestablishments

As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages and is sometimes called the Age of the Cistercians. In Song Dynasty China an invasion by Jurchens causes a political schism of north and south. The Khmer Empire of Cambodia flourished during this century, while the Fatimids of Egypt were overtaken by the Ayyubid dynasty.

See also: Renaissance of the 12th century

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Events

The temple complex of Angkor Wat, built during the reign of Suryavarman II in Khmer era Cambodia.
Richard I of England, or Richard the Lionheart.

Significant people

A 15th century depiction of Saladin

Inventions, discoveries and introductions

The Liuhe Pagoda of Hangzhou, China, 1165 AD.

Decades and years

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