|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1150s 1160s 1170s – 1180s – 1190s 1200s 1210s|
|Years:||1179 1180 1181 – 1182 – 1183 1184 1185|
- Canute VI crowned king of Denmark.
- Serbia allies itself with Hungary to gain independence.
- First Sejm, or Polish Parliament, convenes at Łęczyca.
- Jews expelled from Paris by Philip II of France.
- Maronites reestablish their affiliation with the Roman Catholic Church.
- Venetians massacred during a riot in Constantinople.
- Raynald of Chatillon instigates another war between Saladin and Baldwin IV of Jerusalem.
- Béla III of Hungary sacks the city of Belgrade.
- Ending of the Yowa era in Japan. The era was marked by famine.
- Battle of Palnadu