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Name:  Roger of Salerno
Brief biography:  Nephew of Tancred de Hauteville, whom he succeded as Regent of Antioch in 1112; a valiant defender of the city, he was killed in battle in 1119.
Nationality:  Norman
Occupation:  Lord
Period of rule:  1112-1119
Date of death:  1119-06-27
Place of death:  Harem: Sarmada

Son of the Norman Prince Richard of Salerno, Roger accompanied his uncle Tancred de Hauteville on the First Crusade, and later succeeded him as Regent of Antioch in the ongoing absence in Europe of its ruler prince Bohemond. He defeated a Seljuk attack at the Battle of Danith in 1115 but was himself killed in battle against the Artuqid Turks at the so-called Battle of the Ager Sanguinis in 1119, after which King Baldwin II of Jerusalem assumed rule of the city.

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