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Famous People from the 11th Century AD

Guess the Names of these famous people, who lived in the 11th century AD
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Last updated: July 13, 2019
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Viking, who discovered America (Vinland)
Leif Erikson
King of the Scots and protagonist of a Shakespear play
Macbeth
Crusade preacher, who lead the Peoples Crusade and slaughtered Jews
Peter the Hermit
Ruler of the North Sea Empire in Scandinavia and Great Britain
Cnut the Great
Pope, who initiated the First Crusade
Urban II
First christian King of Hungary
Stephen I
First King of the Seljuqs, who conquered Persia and Iraq
Tughril
King of Norway, who also was Mercenary in Russia and Byzantium, claimed the Danish and English Throne
Harald Hardrada
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Pope, who reformed the Church, sparked the Investiture Controversy and excommunicated the HRE Emperor
Gregory VII
Excommunicated Emperor, who had to walk to Canossa to atone to the Pope
Henry IV
Wessex king of England, his dead caused the Norman Invasion of England
Edward the Confessor
Duke of Normandy, who won the Battle of Hasting and thus conquered England
William the Conqueror
"Wise" King of the Rus, Son of Wladimir the Great, who developed the first legal code of the Rus and brought the State to its peak
Yaroslav the Wise
Seljuq Sultan, who defeated Byzantium at the Battle of Manzikert and invaded Anatolia
Alp Arslan
Emperor of Byzantium, who conquered Bulgaria
Basil II
"Father of Scholastics", who developed the ontological proof of God
Anselm of Canterbury
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