Rus'-Byzantine War (1043).
Edward the Confessoris crowned King of Englandat Winchester Cathedral.
Henry III, Holy Roman Emperormarries Agnes de Poitou.
* The revolt of
George Maniacesagainst Byzantine Emperor Constantine IXends when Maniaces is killed in battle near Thessalonica.
Ziyariddynasty of Persiais crushed by the Seljuks.
Song Dynasty China, the statesmen Ouyang Xiuand Fan Zhongyanput forth the Qingli Reforms, which are halted by 1045.
* The Norman brothers, William Iron Arm and Drogo de Hauteville, assume power in Apulia.
*Beginning of the
Kingdom of Nriin West Africa.
Fulk IV of Anjou
Abu Muhammad Baghawi, Persian traditionalist
George Maniaces, Byzantine general
Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empress (b. 989
Heads of State
England— Edward the Confessor(reigned 1042– 1066)
France— Henry I (reigned 1031– 1060)
Holy See— Benedict IX( Pope 1032– 1044, 1045– 1046and 1047– 1048)
* Nri —
Eze NriÌfikuánim (reigned 1043 - 1189)
Russia— Yaroslav the Wise(reigned 1018– 1054)
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