1116 in history

Born in 1116

Apr 12 Richeza of Poland Queen of Sweden queen of Sweden and princess of Minsk through her three marriages.
Aug 29 Philip of France (1116–1131) the King of France from 1129, co-ruling with his father, Louis His mother was Louis VI's second wife, Adelaide of Maurienne.

Died in 1116

Feb 3 Coloman King of Hungary King of Hungary from 1095 and King of Croatia from 1097. Coloman and his younger brother Álmos were still under-age when their father King Géza I of Hungary died and their uncle Ladislaus I ascended the throne in 1077. According to late medieval Hungarian chronicles, the king decided to prepare Coloman—who was physically challenged—for a church career. Coloman was appointed bishop of Eger or Várad in the early 1090s