659

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This article is about the year 659. For the number, see 659 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 620s  630s  640s  – 650s –  660s  670s  680s
Years: 656 657 658659660 661 662
659 by topic
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659 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 659
DCLIX
Ab urbe condita 1412
Armenian calendar 108
ԹՎ ՃԸ
Assyrian calendar 5409
Bahá'í calendar −1185 – −1184
Bengali calendar 66
Berber calendar 1609
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1203
Burmese calendar 21
Byzantine calendar 6167–6168
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
3355 or 3295
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
3356 or 3296
Coptic calendar 375–376
Discordian calendar 1825
Ethiopian calendar 651–652
Hebrew calendar 4419–4420
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 715–716
 - Shaka Samvat 581–582
 - Kali Yuga 3760–3761
Holocene calendar 10659
Igbo calendar −341 – −340
Iranian calendar 37–38
Islamic calendar 38–39
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 659
DCLIX
Korean calendar 2992
Minguo calendar 1253 before ROC
民前1253年
Thai solar calendar 1202
A Japanese mission ship in Hakata Bay (2010)

Year 659 (DCLIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 659 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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  1. ^ Winkelmann & Lilie, pp. 125–127