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This article is about the year 1017. For the number, see 1017 (number).
|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||980s 990s 1000s – 1010s – 1020s 1030s 1040s|
|Years:||1014 1015 1016 – 1017 – 1018 1019 1020|
|1017 by topic|
|Lists of leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1770|
|Bahá'í calendar||−827 – −826|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
3713 or 3653
— to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
3714 or 3654
|- Vikram Samvat||1073–1074|
|- Shaka Samvat||939–940|
|- Kali Yuga||4118–4119|
|Japanese calendar||Chōwa 6 / Kannin 1
|Minguo calendar||895 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1560|
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- c. May – Melus of Bari begins a rebellion, supported by Norman mercenaries. His Lombard forces are victorious in three pitched battles against the Byzantine Empire.
- c. July – Cnut the Great, King of England, marries Emma of Normandy, widow of the penultimate monarch, Æthelred.
- Cnut divides England into the four Earldoms of Wessex, Mercia, East Anglia and Northumbria.
- Kiev burns. Possible date at which construction of Saint Sophia's Cathedral, Kiev, is started.
- Abd ar-Rahman IV succeeds Sulayman as Umayyad caliph.
- Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmad publicly declares the founding of the Druze religion. During the reign of the Fatimid Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah.
- Sunni revolt of Kairouan against the Shi'ite Zirid dynasty. The city is quickly retaken and sacked.
- October 29 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1056)
- Zhou Dunyi, Neo-Confucian philosopher in Song Dynasty China (d. 1073)
- July 6 – Genshin, Japanese scholar (b. 942)
- Abd ar-Rahman IV, Umayyad caliph
- Eadric Streona, Earldorman of Mercia
- Elvira of Castile (daughter of García I), Regent of Leon (b. 965)
- Ramon Borrell, Count of Barcelona, (b. 972)