1079 in history

1079 events chronologically

Apr 11 Bishop Stanislaus of Kraków is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland

Died in 1079

Apr 11 Stanislaus of Szczepanów a Bishop of Kraków known chiefly for having been martyred by the Polish king Bolesław II the Bold. Stanislaus is venerated in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Stanislaus the Martyr
Aug 2 Roman Svyatoslavich prince of Tmutarakan in Kievan Rus'. The starting year of his reign is uncertain, but he reigned his principality from around 1073 or 1077. His former allies, the Cumans killed him after their unsuccessful joint campaign against his uncle, Vsevolod I of Kiev