|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||740s 750s 760s – 770s – 780s 790s 800s|
|Years:||769 770 771 – 772 – 773 774 775|
|772 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1525|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1072 – −1071|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
3468 or 3408
— to —
壬子年 (Water Rat)
3469 or 3409
|- Vikram Samvat||828–829|
|- Shaka Samvat||694–695|
|- Kali Yuga||3873–3874|
|Igbo calendar||−228 – −227|
|Japanese calendar||Hōki 3
|Minguo calendar||1140 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1315|
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Year 772 (DCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 772 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.
- Frankish king Charlemagne starts fighting the Saxons and the Frisians.
- Offa of Mercia conquers Sussex (approximate date).
- February 9 – Pope Adrian I (also referred to as Hadrian) succeeds Pope Stephen III as the 95th pope.
- Caliph Al-Mansur orders Christians and Jews in Jerusalem to be stamped on their hands with a distinctive symbol.
- Bai Juyi, Chinese poet and official (d. 846)
- Liu Yuxi, Chinese poet, philosopher, and essayist (d. 842)
- Li Ao, Chinese philosopher and prose writer of the Tang Dynasty
- Cui Qun, chancellor under the Tang Dynasty
- Cui Zhi, chancellor under the Tang Dynasty
- January 24 – Pope Stephen III (b. 720)
- July 10 – Amalberga of Temse, Lotharingian saint
- Dōkyō, Nara Period Japanese monk
- Dúngal mac Cellaig, King of Osraige
- Zhu Xicai, general under the Tang Dynasty
- Moshe Gil, A History of Palestine 634-1099, Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp. 473-476 (cited in FrontPage Magazine)