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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Golden Histamenon, Isaac I. Comnenus
Isaac I Komnenus becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire .
1057 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 505/506 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1049/50
Buddhist calendar 1600/01 (southern Buddhism); 1599/1600 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 62nd (63rd) cycle

Year of the Fire Rooster丁酉 ( at the beginning of the year Fire Monkey 丙申)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 419/420 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 435/436 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 448/449 (March 9/10)
Jewish calendar 4817/18 (September 1st and 2nd)
Coptic calendar 773/774
Malayalam calendar 232/233
Seleucid era Babylon: 1367/68 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1368/69 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1095
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1113/14 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Western Europe

Memorial stone to the Battle of Varaville

Central and Eastern Europe

Bust of Andreas I.

Southern Europe


  • The Almoravids take Aghmat in Morocco .
  • The Banu Hilal conquer Kairouan . With their herds these nomads systematically destroy the agricultural structures in Ifrīqiya . Because of the lack of irrigation, grain fields and vineyards are becoming deserted. The peasants flee to the mountains or to cities that organize themselves into autocratic city-states to protect against the raiding nomads. The Zirid dynasty has to evade the Mahdia, which is subordinate to the Hammadids . They turn to piracy and threaten Christian coastal towns. Among other things, they are trying to conquer Sicily .




Church hierarchy
Gundekar II in the
Pontifical Gundekarianum
  • May 10th : The first elevation of the Pataria takes place in Milan . This rag movement, which came from the common people, aims to reform the priesthood. It persecutes married clergy and is directed against simony and the general moral decline in the high clergy.
  • Humbert von Silva Candida wrote the Libri tres adversus simoniacos .


The Kalleshwara Temple in Hire Hadagali

Natural disasters



Date of death secured

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1057

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