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What Happened in 965 AD

Historical Events in 965 AD

  • Oct 1 John XIII Crescentii elected to succeed Pope Leo VIII

Famous People Who Died in 965 AD

  • Feb 22 Odo, Duke of Burgundy (b. 944)
  • Mar 1 Leo VIII, Roman prelate who claimed the Holy See (963-65), dies at ~50
  • Mar 27 Arnulf I, the Elder/the Great, count of Flanders (918-65), dies
  • Jul 4 Pope Benedict V, Italian Roman Catholic Pope (b. unknown)
  • Sep 23 Aboe a-Taia-H al-Moetanabbi, Arabic royal poet (Diwan), murdered

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