|Canute the Great , King of England , becomes King of Denmark after the death of his brother Harald II .|
|1019 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||467/468 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1562/63 (southern Buddhism); 1561/62 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||61st (62nd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||381/382 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||409/410 (turn of the year 8/9 May)|
|Jewish calendar||4779/80 (September 2/3)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1329/30 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1330/31 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1075/76 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Canute the Great , King of England , becomes King of Denmark after the death of his brother Harald II and now rules over an Anglo-Scandinavian Empire . In Denmark he appoints his brother-in-law Ulf Jarl as his deputy.
- Anund Jakob becomes co-regent of his father Olof Skötkonung in Sweden .
- Yaroslav I drives his brother Svyatopolk I again from Kiev . He then no longer played a political role, Yaroslav becomes the undisputed ruler of the Kievan Rus and Grand Duke of Kiew .
Southern Europe / North Africa
- Zāwī ibn Zīrī , first emir of the Zirids of Granada , leaves al-Andalus and returns to the Maghreb after declaring his nephew Habbus ibn Maksan to be his successor. Under the new emir, the Jewish poet Shmuel ha-Nagid rose to become Grand Vizier . Zāwī, who is said to have ambitions for power in Ifrīqiya , dies shortly after his return, possibly poisoned at the instigation of King Mahdia, who is related to him, or from the plague.
During the Toi invasion , Juerdschätische and Korean pirates come with about 50 ships from the direction of the Korean empire Goryeo and attack the Japanese provinces of Iki , Tsushima and then Hakata Bay on Kyūshū . They use the island of Noko in the bay as a base, plunder Japanese villages and kidnap and enslave the population. After about a week, the pirates can be driven away by the military.
First documentary mentions
- In a deed of donation from Emperor Heinrich II, the southern part of the Reinhardswald is donated to the diocese of Paderborn . The forest is described by the villages that surround it. One of these villages is Reginhereshuson , which is now deserted .
- Lower and upper purchases are first mentioned in a document.
- Kirchveischede is first mentioned in a document.
- The abbey and the settlement of Fulda received coinage, market and customs rights through Emperor Heinrich II .
Culture and religion
- Bruno Saxonicus becomes Bishop of Merseburg . His predecessor Thietmar died on December 1st of the previous year.
- July: The protopresbyter Eustathios I is raised to the rank of Patriarch of Constantinople as the successor to the late Sergios II .
- October 11 : The second Basel Minster is inaugurated in the presence of Emperor Heinrich II and Empress Kunigunde.
- around 1019: Gunhild of Denmark , Anglo-Scandinavian nobleman, daughter of Canute the Great, first wife of the Roman-German king and later Emperor Heinrich III. († 1038 )
Date of death secured
- January 6th : Ottwin , Graf im Lurngau and in the Pustertal
- June 28 : Heimerad , German priest and hermit (* around 970 )
- July 7 : Gerberga of Burgundy , Burgundian nobles, Duchess of Swabia (* 965 / 966 )
- October 6 : Friedrich , Count in Moselgau and Vogt von Stablo and Malmedy (* 965 )
Exact date of death unknown
- before July: Sergios II , Patriarch of Constantinople
- Svyatopolk I , Grand Duke of Kievan Rus (* 978 / 979 )
- Zāwī ibn Zīrī , Emir of Granada, founder of the Zirid dynasty
Died around 1019
- 1017 /1019: Wigo , Bishop of Brandenburg
- June 1, 1019 or 1021 : Stephan I , Count of Meaux and Troyes