Year 1111 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Historical Figures Who Died in 1111

  • Feb 22 Roger Borsa, King of Sicily
  • Mar 7 Bohemond I, Prince of Otranto, ruler of Antioch, one of the leaders of the First Crusade, dies
  • Oct 5 Robrecht II of Jerusalem, Count of Flanders (1st Crusader), dies
  • Nov 8 Otto II, Count of Habsburg, one of the founders of the Habsburg family, murdered
  • Dec 19 al-Ghazali, Muslim philosopher, theologian, jurist and mystic (The Revival of the Religious Sciences), dies (b.c. 1058)