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Year 1022 (MXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Upon the death of Olof Skötkonung, he is succeeded by his son Anund Jakob as king of Sweden.
  • Asia

  • Al-Muizz ibn Badis begins to rule Ifriqiya in his own right.
  • The Song Dynasty Chinese military has one million registered soldiers, an increase since the turn of the 11th century, when the Song military only had nine hundred thousand soldiers.
  • Byzantine emperor Basil II defeats George I of Georgia.
  • A rebellion by Nikephoros Phokas Barytrachelos and Nikephoros Xiphias against Basil II fails.
  • Religion

  • Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury, is received at Rome.
  • Several Catharists are killed in Toulouse.
  • The Synod of Pavia issues decrees against non-celibate clergy and against simony.
  • Robert II the Pious burns some canons of St. Croix in Orléans, for holding that the world is inherently evil.
  • Births

  • Harold Godwinson
  • Deaths

  • August 15 – Nikephoros Phokas Barytrachelos, Byzantine magnate and rebel
  • September 2 – Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, king of Mide and High King of Ireland
  • November 20 – Bernward of Hildesheim
  • December 2 – Elvira Menéndez, queen of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
  • Olof Skötkonung, King of Sweden since 995 (b. c. 980)
  • Emperor Zhenzong of China
  • References

    1022 Wikipedia