- Edgar the Peaceable crowned King of England. Dunstan became Archbishop of Canterbury and Edgar's chief adviser. He reformed monasteries and enforced the rule of St Benedict: Poverty, Chastity and Obedience for monks. He attempted to impose celibacy on the secular clergy without noticeable success. Dunstan actively encouraged the Danes to integrate with the English.
- Aimoin, French chronicler (+ 1010)
- Prince Constantine, later Emperor Constantine VIII of the Byzantine Empire.