On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1063

  • Mar 21 Blessed Richeza of Lotharingia, venerated in Roman Catholicism, wife of King Mieszko II of Poland
  • Apr 30 Emperor Renzong of China, Emperor of the Song dynasty, dies at 52
  • Aug 5 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd

Person of interestTughril

Sep 4 Tughril, Turkish conqueror of Persia and Baghdad and founder of the Seljuk Empire (1037-63), dies at about 73

Founder of the Seljuk Empire Tughril
Founder of the Seljuk Empire
Tughril