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Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century
Decades: 950s  960s  970s  - 980s -  990s  1000s  1010s

Years: 985 986 987 - 988 - 989 990 991
988 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 988

Ab urbe condita 1741
Armenian calendar 437
Bahá'í calendar -856 – -855
Buddhist calendar 1532
Coptic calendar 704 – 705
Ethiopian calendar 980 – 981
Hebrew calendar 4748 4749
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1043 – 1044
 - Shaka Samvat 910 – 911
 - Kali Yuga 4089 – 4090
Holocene calendar 10988
Iranian calendar 366 – 367
Islamic calendar 377 – 378
Japanese calendar
 - Imperial Year Kōki 1648
Julian calendar 1033
Korean calendar 3321
Thai solar calendar 1531


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  • Baile Átha Cliath (Dublin, Ireland) was founded. The city of Odense,Denmark was founded. Home of HC. Andersen.


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People of the year 988 at Familypedia

6 people were born in 988

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Ermengarde Faraud (988-?)Varacon Faraud (937-1000)Aremberte of Arles (952-?)
Minamoto no Yoriyoshi (998-1082)Minamoto no Yorinobu (968-1048)
Audouin II of Angoulême (988-1032)Guillaume III Taillefer of Angoulême (960-1028)Gerberge of Anjou (965-1041)
Ulf Thorgilson (c988-1026)Thorgils Sprakeleg (-aft996)
Guifre de Besalu (c988-1054)Bernard I Taillefer de Besalu (c965-c1020)Toda of Arles (981-?)
Mathilde von Schwaben (c988-c1031)Hermann II von Schwaben (?-1003)Gerberga de Bourgogne (965-1019)

7 children were born to the 2 women born in 988

9 people died in 988

 FatherMotherAge at death
Guy I de Soissons (?-988)Albert I de Vermandois (915-987)Gerberge de Lorraine (c935-978)
Svanlaug Hvarflad Nereld Hlodvirsdottir (966-988)Hlodver Wiffen Thorfinnsson (924-988)Audna Kjarvalsdatter (928-?)22
Hlodver Wiffen Thorfinnsson (924-988)Thorfinn I Rollo Brico Einarsson (890-977)Gerlotte de Blois (910-c957)64
Emma of Arles (c948-aft988)Lothaire of Arles (c925-950)Adelaide de Bourgogne (c931-999)40
Robert de Blois (?-c988)Odo de Blois (950-996)Bertha de Bourgogne (967-1016)
Adalbéron de Verdun (?-988)Godefroy I de Verdun (930-1002)Mathilde Billung (c940-1008)23
Agnes of Anjou (938-988)Fulk II, Count of Anjou (?-958)Gerberge of Maine (?-?)50
Arnulf II of Flanders (c960-988)Baldwin III of Flanders (940-962)Mathilde Billung (c940-1008)28
Dirk II van Holland (930-988)Dirk I bis van Holland (c899-939)Gerberga van Hamaland (c890-c940)58

305 people lived in 988

Abd al-Rahman Sanchuelo (983-1009)Al-Mansur Ibn Abi Aamir (c938-1002)Urraca Sanchez of Pamplona (?-?)
Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn Abbad (984-1042)Ismail of Seville, Judge/Iman of Seville
Anleta of Scotland (986-c1033)Malcolm II of Scotland (c954-1034)
Malcolm II of Scotland (c954-1034)Kenneth II of Scotland (bef954-995)Unknown of Leinster (c930-)
Adalbert I Arbald (986-1041)Rostaing Arbald (965-1023)Dame de Roussillon (965-?)
Rostaing Arbald (965-1023)Pons Arbald (930-?)Hermengarde of Arles (940-999)
Torf of Argouges (980-1020)Bernard of Argouges (950-?)Catherine de Bricquebec (955-c1002)
Ordoño Ramírez de León (c981-aft1024)Ramiro III of León (961-985)Sancha Gómez de Saldaña y Liébana (?-?)
Baldricus, Seigneur de Bacqueville (-1033)
Bernhard I von Sachsen (c950-1011)Hermann Billung (c906-973)Oda (?-?)
Ekbert Billung (935-994)Wichmann Billung (916-944)
Hathui Billung (939-1014)Wichmann Billung (916-944)Bia von Ringelsheim (-)
Mathilde Billung (c940-1008)Hermann Billung (c906-973)Oda (?-?)
Oda von Haldensleben (c962-1023)Dietrich von Haldensleben (?-985)Unknown von Walbeck (?-?)
Suanhilde Billung (c950-1014)Hermann Billung (c906-973)Oda (?-?)
... further results

Events of the year 988 at FamilypediaEdit

0 people were married in 988.

There were 0 military battles in 988.

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