1015 in history

Born in 1015

Mar 8 Anawrahta the founder of the Pagan Empire. Considered the father of the Burmese nation, Anawrahta turned a small principality in the dry zone of Upper Burma into the first Burmese Empire that formed the basis of modern-day Burma. Historically verifiable Burmese history begins with his accession to the Pagan throne in 1044
May 31 Ernest I Duke of Swabia the Duke of Swabia. He was a younger son of Leopold I, the Babenberg Margrave of Austria. His mother was called Richardis of Sualafeldgau

Died in 1015

Jul 15 Vladimir the Great a prince of Novgorod, grand prince of Kiev, and ruler of Kievan Rus' from 980 to 1015.
Sep 1 Gero II Margrave of the Saxon Ostmark the eldest son of Thietmar, Margrave of Meissen, and Schwanehilde , daughter of Herman, Duke of Saxony. He was therefore probably a grandson of Hidda and Christian of Thuringia and named for his great uncle Gero the Great. He succeeded his probable uncle, Hodo, as Margrave of the Saxon Ostmark including Mark Lausitz in 993 upon the death of margrave of Lusatia Hodo or Odo I, Margrave of the Saxon Ostmark
Sep 12 Lambert I Count of Louvain the first Count of Louvain in 1003. He was killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun