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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||12th century BC – 11th century BC – 10th century BC|
|Decades:||1090s BC 1080s BC 1070s BC – 1060s BC – 1050s BC 1040s BC 1030s BC|
|Years:||1069 BC 1068 BC 1067 BC 1066 BC 1065 BC 1064 BC 1063 BC 1062 BC 1061 BC 1060 BC|
Events and trends
- c. 1069 BC — End of New Kingdom in Ancient Egypt.
- c. 1069 BC - Third Intermediate Period of Egypt starts.
- 1069 BC — Ramses XI dies, ending the Twentieth Dynasty. He is succeeded by Smendes I, who founds the Twenty-first Dynasty.
- 1068 BC — Codrus, legendary King of Athens, dies in battle against Dorian invaders after a reign of 21 years. Athenian tradition considers him the last King to have held absolute power. Modern historians consider him the last King whose life account is part of Greek mythology. He is succeeded by his son Medon.