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Year 1031 (MXXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • July 20Henry I becomes sole King of France, on the death of his father Robert II.
  • The Ummayyad Caliphate of Córdoba collapses.
  • Bezprym seizes the throne of Poland from Mieszko II.
  • France suffers from a famine (until 1033).
  • Middle East

  • Byzantine general George Maniaces captures Edessa.
  • Births

  • Matilda of Flanders, Queen consort of the Kingdom of England (d.1083)
  • Count Roger I of Sicily (d. 1101)
  • Shen Kuo, renowned polymath scientist of the Song Dynasty in China (d. 1095)
  • Deaths

  • July 20 – King Robert II of France (b. 972)
  • September 2 – Saint Emeric of Hungary
  • Gang Gam-chan, Korean official and military commander (b. 948)
  • References

    1031 Wikipedia