1141 (MCXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1141st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 141st year of the 2nd millennium, the 41st year of the 12th century, and the 2nd year of the 1140s decade. As of the start of 1141, the Gregorian calendar was 7 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1110s  1120s  1130s  – 1140s –  1150s  1160s  1170s
Years: 1138 1139 114011411142 1143 1144
1141 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1141
Ab urbe condita1894
Armenian calendar590
Assyrian calendar5891
Balinese saka calendar1062–1063
Bengali calendar548
Berber calendar2091
English Regnal yearSte. 1 – 7 Ste. 1
Buddhist calendar1685
Burmese calendar503
Byzantine calendar6649–6650
Chinese calendar庚申(Metal Monkey)
3837 or 3777
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
3838 or 3778
Coptic calendar857–858
Discordian calendar2307
Ethiopian calendar1133–1134
Hebrew calendar4901–4902
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1197–1198
 - Shaka Samvat1062–1063
 - Kali Yuga4241–4242
Holocene calendar11141
Igbo calendar141–142
Iranian calendar519–520
Islamic calendar535–536
Japanese calendarHōen 7 / Eiji 1
Javanese calendar1047–1048
Julian calendar1141
Korean calendar3474
Minguo calendar771 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−327
Seleucid era1452/1453 AG
Thai solar calendar1683–1684
Tibetan calendar阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
1267 or 886 or 114
    — to —
(female Iron-Rooster)
1268 or 887 or 115






  1. Potter, Philip J. (2009). Gothic Kings of Britain: The Lives of 31 Medieval Rulers, 1016-1399. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland. p. 141. ISBN 9780786452484.
  2. Panton, James (2011). Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. p. 314. ISBN 9780810874978.
  3. Chelkowski, Peter J.; Ganǧawī, Ilyās Ibn-Yūsuf Niẓāmī (1975). Mirror of the Invisible World: Tales from the Khamseh of Nizami. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. pp. iv, 2. ISBN 9780870991424. 1140 Nizami Ganjavi.
  4. Tillett, Barbara B.; Klerk, Tienie de; Walt, Hester van der; Cristán, Ana Lupe (2008). IFLA Cataloguing Principles: Steps towards an International Cataloguing Code, 5: Report from the 5th IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Pretoria, South Africa, 2007. Series on Bibliographical Control. Vol. 35. Munich, Germany: Walter de Gruyter. p. 293. ISBN 9783598441028.
  5. Elmeligi, Wessam (2018). "Narrative Fluidity: Intermedial Interpretation of the Persian Legend, Khosrow and Shirin: Abbas Kiarostami's film Shirin, Fredowsi's miniatures, and Nizami Ganjavi's 12th Century Epic, Khamsa". Image & Narrative. 19 (2): 105. Archived from the original on 2021-08-04. Retrieved 2022-08-28. The first major creative narrative of the legend is a quintet by Nizami Ganji (1141-1209) entitled Khamsa or Panj Ganj (Five Treasures)
  6. Grant, Edward (2007). A History of Natural Philosophy: From the Ancient World to the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 109. ISBN 9781139461092.
  7. Deferrari, Roy J. (1951). Hugh of Saint Victor on the Sacraments of the Christian Faith (PDF). Cambridge, MA: The Medieval Academy of America. pp. ix.
  8. Rudolph, Conrad (2010). "Inventing the Gothic portal: Suger, Hugh of Saint Victor, and the construction of a new public art at Saint-Denis". Art History. 33 (4): 568–595. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8365.2010.00767.x. ISSN 0141-6790. Hugh of Saint Victor (d. 1141), an early scholastic often described as the greatest theologian of Europe during his lifetime, was the leading scholar of the highly respected abbey of Saint Victor, an Augustinian house of canons regular on the left bank in Paris,
  9. Fine, John Van Antwerp (2000) [1983]. The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. p. 236. ISBN 9780472081493.
  10. Vardy, Steven Bela (1991-02-01). "Z. J. Kosztolnyik. From Coloman the Learned to Béla III (1095–1196): Hungarian Domestic Policies and Their Impact upon Foreign Affairs. (East European Monographs, number 220) Boulder, Colo.: East European Monographs; distributed by Columbia University Press, New York. 1987. Pp. 356. $38.00". The American Historical Review. 96 (1): 205–206. doi:10.1086/ahr/96.1.205. ISSN 0002-8762.
  11. Rady, Martyn C.; Veszpremy, Laszlo; Bak, Janos M. (2010). Anonymus and Master Roger: The Deeds of the Hungarians. Epistle to the Sorrowful Lament upon the Destruction of the Kingdom of Hungary by the Tatars. Central European Medieval Texts. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press. pp. XXI. ISBN 9789639776951.
  12. Loud, Graham A.; Schenk, Jochen (2017). The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350: Essays by German Historians. New York and London: Taylor & Francis. pp. xxxii. ISBN 9781317022008.
  13. Lyon, Jonathan (2012). "The Withdrawal of Aged Noblemen into Monastic Communities: Interpreting the Sources from Twelfth-Century Germany". In Classen, Albrecht (ed.). Old Age in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Interdisciplinary Approaches to a Neglected Topic. Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 147. ISBN 9783110925999.
  14. Štih, P. (2010). "XV. The Beginnings Of Ljubljana And The Bavarian Nobility". The Middle Ages between the Eastern Alps and the Northern Adriatic. Leiden, Boston: Brill. pp. 274–317. ISBN 9789004187702.
  15. Saul, Nigel (2009). English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages: History and Representation. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. p. 32. ISBN 9780199606139.
  16. Weis, Frederick Lewis; Beall, William Ryland (2006) [1955]. The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years (Fifth ed.). Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Com. p. 186. ISBN 9780806316093.
  17. Wilson, Peter H. (2016). Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. p. 931. ISBN 9780674058095.
  18. Oexle, Otto (1993). "Lignage et parenté, politique et religion dans la noblesse du XIIe s. : l'evangéliaire de Henri le Lion". Cahiers de Civilisation Médiévale. 36 (144): 339–354. doi:10.3406/ccmed.1993.2568. Richenza de Northeim (t 1141)
  19. Brandt, Hartwin (2011). Genus & generatio: Rollenerwartungen und Rollenerfüllungen im Spannungsfeld der Geschlechter und Generationen in Antike und Mittelalter. Bamberger Historische Studien (in German). Vol. 6. Bamberg and Nuremberg: University of Bamberg Press. p. 214. ISBN 9783863090432.
  20. Morby, John (2014). Dynasties of the World (Second ed.). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780192518484.
  21. Bradbury, Jim (2004). The Routledge Companion to Medieval Warfare. London and New York: Routledge. p. 166. ISBN 9781134598472.
  22. Lewis, Charlton Thomas (1878). A History of Germany, from the Earliest Times Founded on Dr. David Müllerʼs History of the German People by Charlton T. Lewis. New York: Harper. p. 185.
  23. Moayyad, Heshmat; Lewis, Franklin (2004). The Colossal Elephant and His Spiritual Feats: Shaykh Ahmad-e Jām : the Life and Legend of a Popular Sufi Saint of 12th Century Iran. Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers. p. 14. ISBN 9781568591193.
  24. Manz, Beatrice Forbes (2007). Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran. Cambridge, UK and New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 224. ISBN 9781139462846.
  25. Mahendrarajah, Shivan (2016-01-01). "A Revised History of Mongol, Kart, and Timurid Patronage of the Shrine of Shaykh Al-Islam Ahmad-I Jam". Iran. 54 (2): 107–128. doi:10.1080/05786967.2016.11879216. ISSN 0578-6967. S2CID 192374570.
  26. Berdichevsky, Micah Joseph (1990). Mimekor Yisrael: Selected Classical Jewish Folktales. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. p. 178. ISBN 9780253205889.
  27. Bronner, Leila Leah (2011). Journey to Heaven: Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife. Jerusalem and New York: Urim Publications. p. 107. ISBN 9789655241006.
  28. Scheindlin, Raymond P. (2008). The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi's Pilgrimage. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. p. 4. ISBN 9780195315424.
  29. Connell, Charles W. (2016). Popular Opinion in the Middle Ages: Channeling Public Ideas and Attitudes. Fundamentals of Medieval and Early Modern Culture. Vol. 18. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. p. 105. ISBN 9783110432398.
  30. Bumke, Joachim (1991) [1986]. Courtly Culture: Literature and Society in the High Middle Ages. Berkeley, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Oxford: University of California Press. pp. 69. ISBN 9780520066342. 1141 Alberich of Reims.
  31. Stegmüller, F. (1939). "Sententiae Berolinenses: Eine neugefundene Sentenzensammlung aus der Schule des Anselm von Laon". Recherches de Théologie Ancienne et Médiévale. 11: 33–61. ISSN 0034-1266. JSTOR 26184102.