On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1076

  • Feb 26 Godfrey IV "the Hunchback", Duke of Lower Lorraine murdered (or Feb 27)
  • Mar 21 Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)
  • Apr 27 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
  • May 31 Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria and the last Anglo-Saxon earl, beheaded after rebelling against William the Conquorer
  • Dec 27 Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)