640 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 8th century BC7th century BC6th century BC
Decades: 670s BC  660s BC  650s BC  – 640s BC –  630s BC  620s BC  610s BC
Years: 643 BC 642 BC 641 BC640 BC639 BC 638 BC 637 BC
640 BC by topic
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640 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 640 BC
Ab urbe condita 114
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4111
Bahá'í calendar −2483 – −2482
Bengali calendar −1232
Berber calendar 311
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar −95
Burmese calendar −1277
Byzantine calendar 4869–4870
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
2057 or 1997
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
2058 or 1998
Coptic calendar −923 – −922
Discordian calendar 527
Ethiopian calendar −647 – −646
Hebrew calendar 3121–3122
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −583 – −582
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2462–2463
Holocene calendar 9361
Igbo calendar −1639 – −1638
Iranian calendar 1261 BP – 1260 BP
Islamic calendar 1300 BH – 1299 BH
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1694
Minguo calendar 2551 before ROC
民前2551年
Thai solar calendar −96

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Middle East[edit]

  • King Ashurbanipal of Assyria achieves a great victory over Elam. He captures its last king, Khumma-Khaldash III, and lays waste the country.
  • King Teispes dies after a 35-year reign in which he has ruled the Elamite city of Anshan after being freed from Median supremacy.

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