796

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This article is about the year 796. For the number, see 796 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 760s  770s  780s  – 790s –  800s  810s  820s
Years: 793 794 795796797 798 799
796 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
796 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 796
DCCXCVI
Ab urbe condita 1549
Armenian calendar 245
ԹՎ ՄԽԵ
Assyrian calendar 5546
Bahá'í calendar −1048 – −1047
Bengali calendar 203
Berber calendar 1746
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1340
Burmese calendar 158
Byzantine calendar 6304–6305
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
3492 or 3432
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3493 or 3433
Coptic calendar 512–513
Discordian calendar 1962
Ethiopian calendar 788–789
Hebrew calendar 4556–4557
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 852–853
 - Shaka Samvat 718–719
 - Kali Yuga 3897–3898
Holocene calendar 10796
Igbo calendar −204 – −203
Iranian calendar 174–175
Islamic calendar 179–180
Japanese calendar Enryaku 15
(延暦15年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 796
DCCXCVI
Korean calendar 3129
Minguo calendar 1116 before ROC
民前1116年
Thai solar calendar 1339

Year 796 (DCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 796 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.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Europe[edit]

Asia[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Imam Malik, one of the most respected scholars of Islam
  • Hisham I, second Umayyad emir of Cordoba.
  • July – Offa, king of Mercia
  • December – Ecgfrith, king of Mercia

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