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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1109 1110 111111121113 1114 1115


Year 1112 (MCXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Europe

  • The count of Barcelona, Ramon Berenguer III, obtains the county of Provence due to his marriage with the heiress, Douce.
  • The people of Laon, France, proclaim a commune and murder their bishop.
  • Salzwedel, Germany is founded.
  • The German state of Baden is founded.
  • Afonso I becomes Count of Portugal.
  • Otto of Ballenstedt is made Duke of Saxony by Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • Anonymus Gallus begins to write Gesta principium Polonorum to Boleslaw III.


Deaths

  • October 5 – Sigebert of Gembloux, French chronicler
  • Tancred, Prince of Galilee, crusader (b. 1072)
  • Giorgi II of Georgia
  • Henry, Count of Portugal (b. 1066)
  • Bertrand of Toulouse, count of Toulouse, and the first count of Tripoli.
  • Ghibbelin of Arles, Archbishop of Arles (b. c. 1045)

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