947 in history

Died in 947

May 15 Emperor Taizong of Liao the second emperor of the Khitan Empire.
Aug 19 Abu Yazid a Kharijite Berber of the Banu Ifran tribe who led a rebellion against the Fatimid Caliphate in Ifriqiya starting in 944. Abū Yazīd conquered Kairouan for a time, but was eventually driven back and defeated by the Fatimid Caliph al-Mansur
Nov 23 Berthold Duke of Bavaria the younger son of Margrave Luitpold of Bavaria and Cunigunda, sister of Duke Erchanger of Swabia. He followed his nephew Eberhard as Duke of Bavaria in 938