|Centuries:||6th century – 7th century – 8th century|
|Decades:||640s 650s 660s – 670s – 680s 690s 700s|
|Years:||676 677 678 – 679 – 680 681 682|
|679 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1432|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1165 – −1164|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
3375 or 3315
— to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
3376 or 3316
|- Vikram Samvat||735–736|
|- Shaka Samvat||601–602|
|- Kali Yuga||3780–3781|
|Igbo calendar||−321 – −320|
|Minguo calendar||1233 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1222|
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Year 679 (DCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 679 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.
- Emperor Constantine IV signs a peace treaty, of a nominal 30-year duration, with caliph Muawiyah I of the Umayyad Caliphate. Muawiyah pays an annual tribute of 3,000 (nomismata) pounds of gold, 50 horses and 50 slaves. The Arab garrisons are withdrawn from their bases on the Byzantine coastlands, including Cyprus and Rhodes.
- December 23 – King Dagobert II is murdered in a hunting accident, near Stenay-sur-Meuse (Ardennes), probably on orders from Pepin of Herstal, the mayor of the palace of Austrasia. He is succeeded by Theuderic III who becomes sole ruler of the Frankish Kingdom.
- King Æthelred of Mercia marries princess Osthryth, sister of king Ecgfrith of Northumbria (approximate date).
- Adomnán, clerical lawyer, becomes abbot of the monastery of Iona Abbey located on the Isle of Iona (modern Scotland).
- October 2 – Leodegar, bishop of Autun, is tortured and executed by Neustrian nobles at Fécamp (Normandy)
- Ælfwine, king of Deira (approximate date)
- June 23 – Æthelthryth, queen of Northumbria
- Cenn Fáelad mac Ailella, Irish scholar
- December 23 – Dagobert II, king of Austrasia
- Dai Zhide, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty
- October 2, Leodegar, bishop of Autun
- Sigebert IV, Frankish prince (approximate date)
- Xu Yushi, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty
- Haldon (1990), p. 64; Kaegi (2008), pp. 381–382; Lilie (1976), pp. 81–82 and Treadgold (1997), p. 327
- E. Vagandard (1902), "Revue des Questions Historiques", pp. 63–67