550

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This article is about the year 550. For the number, see 550 (number). For other uses, see 550 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 520s  530s  540s  – 550s –  560s  570s  580s
Years: 547 548 549550551 552 553
550 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
550 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 550
DL
Ab urbe condita 1303
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 5300
Bahá'í calendar −1294 – −1293
Bengali calendar −43
Berber calendar 1500
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1094
Burmese calendar −88
Byzantine calendar 6058–6059
Chinese calendar 己巳(Earth Snake)
3246 or 3186
    — to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
3247 or 3187
Coptic calendar 266–267
Discordian calendar 1716
Ethiopian calendar 542–543
Hebrew calendar 4310–4311
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 606–607
 - Shaka Samvat 472–473
 - Kali Yuga 3651–3652
Holocene calendar 10550
Igbo calendar −450 – −449
Iranian calendar 72 BP – 71 BP
Islamic calendar 74 BH – 73 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 550
DL
Korean calendar 2883
Minguo calendar 1362 before ROC
民前1362年
Thai solar calendar 1093
The silk roads between 500 BC and 500 AD

Year 550 (DL) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 550 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Imperial Chinese Armies (p. 23). C.J. Peers, 1995. ISBN 978-1-85532-514-2