1095 in history

1095 events chronologically

Nov 19 The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins
Nov 27 Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont

Born in 1095

Jul 4 Usama ibn Munqidh a medieval Muslim poet, author, faris , and diplomat from the Banu Munqidh dynasty of Shaizar in northern Syria. His life coincided with the rise of several medieval Muslim dynasties, the arrival of the First Crusade, and the establishment of the crusader states
Dec 22 Roger II of Sicily King of Sicily, son of Roger I of Sicily and successor to his brother Simon. He began his rule as Count of Sicily in 1105, became Duke of Apulia and Calabria in 1127, and then King of Sicily in 1130. By the time of his death at the age of 58, Roger had succeeded in uniting all the Norman conquests in Italy into one kingdom with a strong centralized government

Died in 1095

Jan 20 Wulfstan (died 1095) the last surviving pre-Conquest bishop and the only English-born bishop after 1075. Wulfstan is a Christian saint
Jun 1 Agapetus of the Kiev Caves an Orthodox Christian saint and doctor, monk of Kiev Pechersk Lavra. He was born in Kiev and was later taught and admitted to monastic vows by Saint Anthony of Kiev. Agapetus was known for his free of charge medical services for poor people
Jul 29 Ladislaus I of Hungary King of Hungary from 1077 and King of Croatia from 1091. He was the second son of King Béla I of Hungary who died in 1063. He and his elder brother, Géza concluded a treaty with their cousin, Solomon: they acknowledged Solomon's reign in exchange for receiving their father's former duchy which included one third of the Kingdom of Hungary. Ladislaus was an influential advisor of his brother who was proclaimed king against their cousin in 1074
Aug 18 Olaf I of Denmark king of Denmark from 1086 to 1095, following the death of his brother Canute IV the Holy. He was a son of king Sweyn II Estridsson, and the third of Sweyn's sons to rule. He married Ingegard, the daughter of Harald Hardråde, but did not have any children. He was succeeded by his brother Eric I Evergood
Oct 12 Leopold II Margrave of Austria the Margrave of Austria from 1075 to his death in 1095. He was a member of the House of Babenberg