|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||990s 1000s 1010s – 1020s – 1030s 1040s 1050s|
|Years:||1017 1018 1019 – 1020 – 1021 1022 1023|
Events[change | change source]
By place[change | change source]
Asia[change | change source]
- Goryeo and the Liao Dynasty exchange embassies following a seven-year territorial disagreement.
- The massive Kandariya Mahadeva Hindu Temple is completed in the Chandela capital of Khajuraho.
Europe[change | change source]
- The city of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is founded.
- Henry II of Germany starts his third Italian military campaign .
- Canute the Great establishes the laws of England.
Births[change | change source]
- Zhang Zai, Song Dynasty Chinese Neo-Confucian philosopher and cosmologist (d. 1077)
- Su Song, famous Song Dynasty Chinese scientist and engineer (d. 1101)
Deaths[change | change source]
- June 12 – Lyfing, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Ferdowsi Tousi, Persian epic poet (b. 935)
- Leif Ericson, Icelandic explorer
- Fan Kuan, Chinese landscape painter