Historical Figures Who Died in 1123

  • Aug 29 Eystein I, King of Norway (1103-23) portrayed as the "peace king" who ruled alongside his brothers Sigurd the Crusader and Olaf Magnusson, dies of an illness at around 34 or 35
  • Dec 4 Omar Khayyám, Persian mathematician (cubic equations), astronomer (Jalali calendar, basis of the Persian calendar), poet (quatrains) and philosopher, dies at 83