749

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This article is about the year 749. For the number, see 749 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 710s  720s  730s  – 740s –  750s  760s  770s
Years: 746 747 748749750 751 752
749 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
749 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 749
DCCXLIX
Ab urbe condita 1502
Armenian calendar 198
ԹՎ ՃՂԸ
Assyrian calendar 5499
Bahá'í calendar −1095 – −1094
Bengali calendar 156
Berber calendar 1699
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1293
Burmese calendar 111
Byzantine calendar 6257–6258
Chinese calendar 戊子(Earth Rat)
3445 or 3385
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
3446 or 3386
Coptic calendar 465–466
Discordian calendar 1915
Ethiopian calendar 741–742
Hebrew calendar 4509–4510
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 805–806
 - Shaka Samvat 671–672
 - Kali Yuga 3850–3851
Holocene calendar 10749
Igbo calendar −251 – −250
Iranian calendar 127–128
Islamic calendar 131–132
Japanese calendar Tenpyō 21 / Tenpyō-kanpō 1
(天平感宝元年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 749
DCCXLIX
Korean calendar 3082
Minguo calendar 1163 before ROC
民前1163年
Thai solar calendar 1292
King Aistulf of the Lombards

Year 749 (DCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 749 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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Japan[edit]

  • August 19 – Emperor Shōmu abdicates the throne after a 25-year reign that has been dominated by his wife (and aunt), Kōmyō, a commoner he married at age 16. He is succeeded by his daughter Kōken, Shōmu becomes the first retired emperor to become a Buddhist priest.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ David Nicolle (2009). The Great Islamic Conquests 632–750 AD, p. 78. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8
  2. ^ Varley, H. Paul (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-04940-4