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Name:  Roger I
Brief biography:  Count of Sicily 1071-1101, nicknamed Bosso, or Borsa.
Nationality:  Norman
Occupation:  Count
Period of rule:  1071-1101
Date of death:  1101
Place of death:  Mileto

Roger was granted rulership of newly conquered Sicily by his brother, Robert Guiscard, in 1171. Roger went on to conquer most of the rest of Sicily and Malta. When he died in 1101, he was succeeded by his son, Simon.

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