|Centuries:||5th century – 6th century – 7th century|
|Decades:||560s 570s 580s – 590s – 600s 610s 620s|
|Years:||592 593 594 – 595 – 596 597 598|
|595 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1348|
|Chinese calendar||甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
3291 or 3231
— to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
3292 or 3232
|- Vikram Samvat||651–652|
|- Shaka Samvat||517–518|
|- Kali Yuga||3696–3697|
|Iranian calendar||27 BP – 26 BP|
|Islamic calendar||28 BH – 27 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1317 before ROC
|Seleucid era||906/907 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1137–1138|
Year 595 (DXCV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 595 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.
- Balkan Campaign: A Byzantine relief force under Priscus marched up the Danube River along the northern bank to Novae (modern Bulgaria). The fortress city of Singidunum (Belgrade) is plundered by the Avars and abandoned after the approach of the Byzantines. The Avars retreat and launch a raid against Dalmatia.
- October – King Childebert II dies; his mother Brunhilda attempts to rule Austrasia and Burgundy as regent for her grandsons. He is succeeded by his two young sons Theudebert II and Theuderic II.
- The Lombards sack the town of Terracina (Central Italy). After they conquered more cities, Terracina remains an important military stronghold of the Byzantine Empire.
- Gaidoald becomes after the death of Euin the Duke of Trent (Northern Italy).
- King Dynod Bwr of the Pennines (Northern England) dies fighting off a Bernician invasion. His kingdom Hen Ogledd ("The Old North") is overrun and his family flee to Powys (approximate date).
- Spring – Emperor Wéndi orders the confiscation of privately held weapons. They must be collected and destroyed, he exempts the border provinces from this edict.
- Supratisthita Varman succeeds his father Susthita Varman as king of the Varman Dynasty in Assam (Northeast India).
- Construction begins on the Zhaozhou Bridge ("Safe crossing bridge") in Hebei Province during the Sui Dynasty (China).
- June – Pope Gregory I the Great sends a group of Benedictine monks under Augustine of Canterbury on a mission to Britain, to Christianize king Æthelberht and the Kingdom of Kent from native Anglo-Saxon paganism. He carries letters of commendation to bishops and is accompanied by Frankish interpreters.
- September 2 – John IV ("the Faster"), patriarch of Constantinople, dies after a 13-year reign in which he has mediated disputes between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Monophysites.
- Muhammad, Islamic prophet, meets and marries Khadija. She is a 40-year-old widow and 15 years older than he. Supported by Khadija's wealth, they form a successful merchant partnership.
- Asmā' bint Abu Bakr, female companion of Muhammad (d. 695)
- Cen Wenben, chancellor and editor of the Book of Zhou (d. 645)
- Kim Yu-shin, general of Silla (Korea) (d. 673)
- Sa`d ibn Abi Waqqas, companion of Muhammad (d. 674)
- Talhah, disciple and companion of Muhammad (approximate date)
- Zaynab bint Khuzayma, wife of Muhammad (d. 627)
- Berach, Irish bishop and saint
- Childebert II, king of Austrasia (b. 570)
- Dynod Bwr, king of Hen Ogledd (approximate date)
- Euin, Lombard duke of Trent (Italy)
- Gartnait II, king of the Picts
- September 2 – John IV, patriarch of Constantinople
- Owain mab Urien, king of Rheged (approximate date)
- Yuchi Chifan, empress of Northern Zhou (b. 566)