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1023

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Year 1023 (MXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Europe

  • The Judge-Governor of Seville takes advantage of the disintegration of the Caliphate of Córdoba, and seizes power as Abbad I, thus founding the Abbadid dynasty.
  • Abd ar-Rahman V is proclaimed Caliph at Córdoba.
  • Asia

  • The Ghaznavid Empire occupies Transoxiana.
  • Africa

  • Soon after returning from Mecca, the Tarsina king of Zanata, a mountain kingdom between Algeria and Morocco, is killed in battle.
  • Births

  • William VII, Duke of Aquitaine (d. 1058)
  • Deaths

  • Wulfstan II, Archbishop of York
  • Oda of Haldensleben, wife of Mieszko I of Poland
  • Llywelyn ap Seisyll, King of Gwynedd
  • Sitt al-Mulk, regent of the Fatimid Caliphate (1021 to 1023) for ʻAlī az-Zāhir, the Seventh Caliph (1021 to 1036)
  • References

    1023 Wikipedia