Calendar overview 1062
|coup d'etat of Kaiserswerth against the eleven-year-old Emperor Heinrich IV. ...||Anno II , Archbishop of Cologne , attains government power in the Holy Roman Empire .|
|1062 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||510/511 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1605/06 (southern Buddhism); 1604/05 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||424/425 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||440/441 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||453/454 (January 14-15)|
|Jewish calendar||4822/23 (September 6-7)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1372/73 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1373/74 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1118/19 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Holy Roman Empire
- March 9 : The Roman-German King Heinrich IV confers the forest ban on Bishop Hezilo von Hildesheim near Coppenbrügge .
- Early April: Kaiserswerth coup
- June: Archbishop Anno II of Cologne takes over the reign of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation .
- Christmas: Goslar ranking dispute
Other events in Europe
- Ferdinand I of León attacks Toledo with a large army . Emir Al-Mamun becomes tribute to the Kingdom of Castile . Ferdinand then attacks Badajoz and also makes Emir Al-Mutadid of Seville pay tribute.
Asia and Africa
- The Shiite Sulaihids under Ali as-Sulaihi complete the conquest of Yemen (since 1047 ).
- Yusuf ibn Tashfin founds Marrakech .
- Bejaia becomes the seat of the Berber dynasty of the Hammadids .
City rights and first documentary mentions
- May 19 : During a visit by King Henry IV at Pentecost to Minden , a fire breaks out in a dispute between the imperial entourage and the citizens , which destroys Minden Cathedral and the city.
- around 1062: Adela von Blois , Countess of Blois, Chartres and Meaux († 1138 )
- around 1062: John of Gaeta , later Pope Gelasius II († 1119 )
Date of death secured
- March 9 : Herbert II , Earl of Maine
- November 21 : al-Qudai , chronicler and judge of the Fatimid caliphate
Exact date of death unknown
- Ælfgar , Anglo-Saxon Earl
- Bao Zheng , Chinese judge (* 999 )
- Jerome , Bishop of Wroclaw
- al-Muʿizz ibn Bādīs az-Zīrī , ruler of the Zirids in Ifriqiya (* 1008 )
- Surpoche Shakya Chungne , important Tibetan clergyman of Buddhism (* 1002 )
- al-Tarafi , Andalusian Islamic scholar (* 997 )
- Wilhelm , Margrave of Meissen