1059 in history

Died in 1059

Jan 21 Michael I Cerularius the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1043 to 1059.
Jun 29 Bernard II Duke of Saxony the Duke of Saxony , the third of the Billung dynasty, a son of Bernard I and Hildegard. He had the rights of a count in Frisia
Jul 7 Abdallah ibn Yasin a theologian and founder of the Almoravid movement and dynasty.
Aug 14 Giselbert of Luxembourg count of Salm and of Longwy, then count of Luxembourg from 1047 to 1059. He was the son of Frederick of Luxembourg, count of Moselgau, and perhaps of Ermentrude of Gleiberg