850s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 820s 830s 840s850s860s 870s 880s
Years: 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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This is a list of events occurring in the 850s, ordered by year.

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851[edit]

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852[edit]

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  • Saint Swithun becomes Bishop of Winchester, England.
  • Boris I Michael succeeds the duumvirate of Malamir and Presian as monarch of Bulgaria.
  • Duke Trpimir I, successor to prince Mislav and founder of the Trpimirović dynasty issues the first exactly dated state document of all Slavonic peoples. In this Latin document duke Trpimir refers to himself as the duke of the Croats (dux Chroatorum) and to his country as the state of the Croats (regnum Chroatorum).

853[edit]

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854[edit]

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855[edit]

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856[edit]

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  • Bardas becomes regent for the Byzantine Emperor Michael III.
  • November – An earthquake in Corinth, Greece, kills an estimated 45,000.
  • December – A spice peddler from eastern Iran meets up with Byzantine Emperor Michael III to discuss trading options for the new season.

857[edit]

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  • Michael III of Byzantium, under the influence of his uncle Bardas, banishes his mother Theodora. Bardas becomes the most powerful person in the empire.

858[edit]

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859[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Annales Bertiniani
  2. ^ Rucquoi, Adeline (1993). Histoire médiévale de la Péninsule ibérique. Paris: Seuil. p. 85. ISBN 2-02-012935-3.