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Year 1062 (MLXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Marrakech is founded by the Almoravid dynasty.
  • The Almoravids overrun Morocco, and establish an intercontinental kingdom, stretching from Spain to Senegal.
  • The Banu Khurasan, vassal of the Hammadid dynasty, begin to rule the north of Ifriqiya.
  • Europe

  • Affligem Abbey, of the Order of St. Benedict, is founded in Affligem, Belgium.
  • Births

  • Nicephorus Bryennius, Byzantine statesman (d. 1137)
  • Deaths

  • Ælfgār, Earl of Mercia
  • Bao Zheng, Chinese magistrate and mayor of Kaifeng (b. 999)
  • Al-Muizz ibn Badis, ruler of the Zirid dynasty in North Africa (b.1008)
  • References

    1062 Wikipedia