Decades: 950s 960s 970s 980s 990s - 1000s - 1010s 1020s 1030s 1040s 1050s
Years: 998 999 1000 1001 1002 - 1003 - 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008
Sweyn I of Denmark begins his first invasion of England.
Humbert I becomes the first count of Savoy.
King Robert II of France invades Burgundy, but fails.
Pope John XVII succeeds Pope Silvester II.
Pope John XVIII succeeds Pope John XVII.
Boleslaus I of Poland becomes duke of Bohemia and Moravia.
Edward the Confessor
May 12: Pope Silvester II
Eric the Red (approximate date, maybe 1004)
Pope John XVII
Philotheos of Alexandria, Coptic Patriarch