|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||1010s 1020s 1030s – 1040s – 1050s 1060s 1070s|
|Years:||1043 1044 1045 – 1046 – 1047 1048 1049|
- First contact between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuks.
- Vatha Pagan Revolt in Hungary – Gerard Sagredo martyred in Budapest.
- Pope Gregory VI accused of simony at Council of Sutri – abdicates
- Henry III crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement II.
- March 5, Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he would later describe in his book Safarnameh.