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|Centuries:||8th century – 9th century – 10th century|
|Decades:||770s 780s 790s – 800s – 810s 820s 830s|
|Years:||803 804 805 – 806 – 807 808 809|
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|Ab urbe condita||1559|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1038 – −1037|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
3502 or 3442
— to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3503 or 3443
|- Vikram Samvat||862–863|
|- Shaka Samvat||728–729|
|- Kali Yuga||3907–3908|
|Igbo calendar||−194 – −193|
|Japanese calendar||Enryaku 25 / Daidō 1
|Minguo calendar||1106 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1349|
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- Emperor Heizei succeeds Emperor Kammu as Emperor of Japan.
- Hōzen-ji is founded in Wakakusa, Nakakoma District, Japan (now Minami-Alps, Yamanashi Prefecture).
- The Abbasid caliph Harun al-Rashid leads a huge invasion of Byzantine Anatolia, and raids Cappadocia sacking several fortresses.
- A large-scale rebellion against oppressive taxation by the Abbasid governor Ali ibn Isa ibn Mahan begins in Khurasan, led by Rafi ibn al-Layth.
- November – al-Andalus: the Umayyad emir, al-Hakam I, reasserts his control over the city of Toledo, autonomous since 797; to this effect the emir has over 700 locals killed in what came to be known as the "day of the trench".
- For a short time, Dalmatia is part of the Frankish rather than the Byzantine Empire.
- The Saracens sack Nola, Italy.
- Vikings kill all the inhabitants on the religious island of Iona, Scotland.
- April 12 – Nicephorus is elected patriarch of Constantinople, succeeding Tarasius.
- July 26 – Wulfred is elected archbishop of Canterbury.
- February 18 – Tarasius, Patriarch of Constantinople
- February 11 – Emperor Shunzong of Tang (born 761)
- date unknown – Emperor Kammu of Japan (born 737)
- Rucquoi, Adeline (1993). Histoire médiévale de la Péninsule ibérique. Paris: Seuil. p. 85. ISBN 2-02-012935-3.
- Brooks, N. P. (2004). "Wulfred (d. 832)" ((subscription or UK public library membership required)). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/30095. Retrieved 7 November 2007.