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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 990s  1000s  1010s  – 1020s –  1030s  1040s  1050s
Years: 1019 1020 102110221023 1024 1025

Year 1022 (MXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


By place


  • Upon the death of Olof Skötkonung, he is replaced by his son Anund Jakob as king of Sweden.


  • Al-Muizz ibn Badis begins to rule Ifriqiya in his own right.
  • The Song Dynasty Chinese military has one million registered soldiers, an increase since the turn of the 11th century when the Song military only had nine hundred thousand soldiers.

By topic


  • Aethelnoth, Archbishop of Canterbury, is received at Rome.
  • Several Catharists are killed in Toulouse.
  • The Synod of Pavia issues decrees against non-celibate clergy and against simony.
  • Robert II the Pious burns some canons of St. Croix in Orléans, for holding that the world is inherently evil.



  • September 2 – Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, king of Mide and High King of Ireland
  • November 20 – Bernward of Hildesheim
  • December 20 – Elvira Mendes, queen of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
  • Olof Skötkonung, King of Sweden since 995 (b. c. 980)
  • Emperor Zhenzong of China
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