On This Day

What Happened in 1111

Historical Events in 1111

  • Feb 12 King Henry V, King of Germany and Italy, arrives in Rome for his coronation as Holy Roman Emperor, but Pope Paschal II refuses to crown him until April owing to the Investiture Controversy
  • Apr 13 After months of controversy Pope Paschal II crowns Henry V, the King of Germany and Italy, as the Holy Roman Emperor
  • Oct 6 Boudouin VII becomes earl of Flanders

Famous People Who Died in 1111

  • Feb 22 Roger Borsa, King of Sicily
  • Mar 7 Bohemund I of Tarente, French ruler of Antioch, dies
  • Oct 5 Robrecht II of Jerusalem, Count of Flanders (1st Crusader), dies