December 1003 in history

Born in December 1003

Dec 25 Pope John XVIII Pope and ruler of the Papal states from January 1004 to his abdication in June 1009. He was born Fasanius at Rapagnano, near Ascoli Piceno, the son of a Roman priest named Leo

Died in December 1003

Dec 6 Pope John XVII Pope for about seven months from 16 May to December 1003. He was born John Sicco, the son of another John Sicco, in the region of Rome then referred to as Biveretica. He succeeded Pope Silvester II
Dec 24 William II of Weimar Count of Weimar from 963 and Duke of Thuringia from 1002.