551 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
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551 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 551 BC
DL BC
Ab urbe condita 203
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 114
- Pharaoh Amasis II, 20
Ancient Greek era 57th Olympiad, year 2
Assyrian calendar 4200
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −1143
Berber calendar 400
Buddhist calendar −6
Burmese calendar −1188
Byzantine calendar 4958–4959
Chinese calendar 己酉(Earth Rooster)
2146 or 2086
    — to —
庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
2147 or 2087
Coptic calendar −834 – −833
Discordian calendar 616
Ethiopian calendar −558 – −557
Hebrew calendar 3210–3211
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −494 – −493
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2550–2551
Holocene calendar 9450
Iranian calendar 1172 BP – 1171 BP
Islamic calendar 1208 BH – 1207 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1783
Minguo calendar 2462 before ROC
民前2462年
Nanakshahi calendar −2018
Thai solar calendar −8 – −7
Tibetan calendar 阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
−424 or −805 or −1577
    — to —
阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
−423 or −804 or −1576

The year 551 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. In the Roman Empire, it was known as year 203 Ab urbe condita. The denomination 551 BC 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.

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  • Zoroaster, Persian religious prophet (approximate date)

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