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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 980s  990s  1000s  – 1010s –  1020s  1030s  1040s
Years: 1007 1008 100910101011 1012 1013

Year 1010 (MX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


By place



  • The Lý Dynasty is started in Vietnam (or 1009) and moves the capital to Hanoi.
  • Persian poet Ferdowsi finishes writing The Shahnameh (Book of Kings).
  • The Goryeo king is unseated in a revolt, resulting in an invasion by the Liao Dynasty and the burning of the Korean capital Gaegyeong in the Second Goryeo-Khitan War.
  • Song Zhun of Song Dynasty China completes the work of the earlier geographer Lu Duosun, a huge atlas of China that is written and illustrated in 1,556 chapters, showing maps of each region, city, town, and village. The atlas took 39 years to complete.


By topic


  • The construction of Brihadeeswarar temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India, ends. Chola Dynasty, Early Medieval period.
  • Rajaraja I and His Teacher, detail of a wall painting in the Brihadeeswarar temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India, is made. Chola Dynasty. Early Medieval period (approximate date).





  • John Curcuas, Byzantine catepan of Italy
  • Ælfric of Eynsham, English abbot
  • Aimoin, French monk and chronicler

See also

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