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Heads of State

Year of the wood rat甲子( at the beginning of the year, water - pig癸亥)

Syria: 1395/96 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Europe

  • After a short siege, Henry IV Rome occupies. Pope Gregory VII holed up in the Castel Sant'Angelo.
  • MARCH 31: Anti-Pope Clement III. Henry IV is crowned emperor in Rome and his wife Bertha to the Empress of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Pope Gregory VII is freed by his vassals Robert Guiscard from Castel Sant'Angelo.
  • Normans under Robert Guiscard plunder Rome.

Asia

  • Seljuk Turks conquer Antioch by the Byzantines.
  • Kyanzittha ascends the throne of Bagan.

Ersturkundliche mentions

Religion

  • Founding of the Carthusian Order
  • Establishment of Reichersberg the Augustinian Canons
  • Nikephoros Patriarch is the Rum Orthodox Church in Antioch.

Born

  • Rechungpa, a forefather of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism († 1161 )
  • Rainer, Marquis of Montferrat ( † around 1136 )

Died

  • Frederick I, Bishop of Münster (c. 1020)