983 in history

Died in 983

Mar 26 'Adud al-Dawla king of the Buyid dynasty from 949 to 983. He is widely regarded as the greatest monarch of the dynasty, and one of the most powerful Muslim rulers during his late reign
Jul 10 Pope Benedict VII Pope from October 974 to his death in 983.
Dec 7 Otto II Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Emperor from 973 until his death in 983. A member of the Ottonian dynasty, Otto II was the youngest and sole surviving son of Otto the Great and Adelaide of Italy