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Year 1049 (MXLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Banu Hilal invasions begin in the Maghrib. They are organized by the Egyptian Fatimid dynasty to punish their former Zirid vassals.
  • Asia

  • A truce is declared between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuk Turks.
  • Construction of the large Iron Pagoda in Kaifeng, China, is completed during this year of the Song Dynasty.
  • Europe

  • The Republic of Pisa successfully completes the conquest of Sardinia from the Andalusian occupiers.
  • Viking Irish raiders ally with Gruffydd ap Rhydderch of Gwent, in raiding along the River Usk. Ealdred, Bishop of Worcester, is unsuccessful in driving them off.
  • Religion

  • February 12 – Pope Leo IX succeeds Pope Damasus II, as the 152nd pope.
  • Births

  • Ghaus ul Azam Sarkar Syed Abdul Qadir Jillani(R.H.A. 470 hijri year)
  • Deaths

  • Eustace I of Boulogne
  • References

    1049 Wikipedia