|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||730s 740s 750s – 760s – 770s 780s 790s|
|Years:||759 760 761 – 762 – 763 764 765|
|762 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1515|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1082 – −1081|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
3458 or 3398
— to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
3459 or 3399
|- Vikram Samvat||818–819|
|- Shaka Samvat||684–685|
|- Kali Yuga||3863–3864|
|Igbo calendar||−238 – −237|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpyō-hōji 6
|Minguo calendar||1150 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1305|
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Year 762 (DCCLXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 762 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.
- July 30 – Abbasid caliph al-Mansur founds a new capital at Baghdad.
- September–December – Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya raises the banner of the Alid Revolt against the Abbasids at Medina, followed by his brother Ibrahim ibn Abdallah at Basra. Muhammad's rebellion is suppressed and he is killed by Abbasid troops under Isa ibn Musa in December.
- In Tang Dynasty China, military leader Li Fuguo kills the wife of Suzong, Empress Zhang, and shortly afterward Suzong dies of a heart attack; Emperor Daizong kills Li.
- In Beja (present-day Portugal), the Yemenite governor Al-Ala ibn Mugith al-Judhami, a supporter of the Abbassid cause, is quashed.
- Probable date – Telets succeeds Vinekh as king of Bulgaria, ending the reign of the House of Uki and beginning the reign of the House of Ugain.
- Li Bai, Chinese poet (b. 701)
- Emperor Xuanzong of Tang China (b. 685)
- Li Po, Chinese poet (b. 701)
- Emperor Suzong of Tang China (b. 711)
- Li Fuguo, Chinese eunuch official and military leader (b. 704)
- Gao Lishi, Chinese official and court eunuch (b. 684)
- Empress Zhang, second wife of Tang Dynasty Emperor Suzong
- Æthelbert II of Kent, king of Kent
- Joel Serrão and A. H. de Oliverira Marques (1993). "O Portugal Islâmico". Hova Historia de Portugal. Portugal das Invasões Germânicas à Reconquista. Lisbon: Editorial Presença. p. 124.