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Heads of State
Year of the Earth Monkey戊申( at the beginning of the year fire - sheep丁未)
Syria: 1439/40 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- 29 June: Konrad III. was crowned as the Lombard king of Italy.
- August 22: Pope Honorius II enfeoffed Roger II with the Duchy of Apulia in a peace agreement in Benevento.
- Roger II is Prince of Taranto.
- The Templars established its first branch in the Mondego located on Castle of Soure in Portugal as a result of a donation by D. Theresa, who also " all the territories between Coimbra and Leiria, who are still in the hands of the infidels " transfers the Templars.
- Khun Chuang is king of Sawa.
- First mention of Bonlanden, Erlenmoos, Volume castle, Le Grand- Saconnex, Memmingen ( court case of 1099, Certificate in Ochsenhausen Monastery ), Oberdorf (Pfalz ), Schwarzenbach, Schwendihotel and Woelfersheim
Nature and Environment
- Louis II, Landgrave of Thuringia from 1140 († 1172 )
- Absalon of Lund, Saint, Archbishop of Lund, Danish Church, Monastery and city founder († 1201)