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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
672 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar672
DCLXXII
Ab urbe condita1425
Armenian calendar121
ԹՎ ՃԻԱ
Assyrian calendar5422
Balinese saka calendar593–594
Bengali calendar79
Berber calendar1622
Buddhist calendar1216
Burmese calendar34
Byzantine calendar6180–6181
Chinese calendar辛未(Metal Goat)
3368 or 3308
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
3369 or 3309
Coptic calendar388–389
Discordian calendar1838
Ethiopian calendar664–665
Hebrew calendar4432–4433
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat728–729
 - Shaka Samvat593–594
 - Kali Yuga3772–3773
Holocene calendar10672
Iranian calendar50–51
Islamic calendar51–53
Japanese calendarN/A
Javanese calendar563–564
Julian calendar672
DCLXXII
Korean calendar3005
Minguo calendar1240 before ROC
民前1240年
Nanakshahi calendar−796
Seleucid era983/984 AG
Thai solar calendar1214–1215
Tibetan calendar阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
798 or 417 or −355
    — to —
阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
799 or 418 or −354
Pope Adeodatus II (672–676)

Year 672 (DCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 672 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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Britain[edit]

  • King Cenwalh of Wessex dies after a 31-year reign, in which he has lost much of his territory to Welsh and Mercian forces. He is succeeded by his widow Seaxburh. His sub-kings divide Wessex amongst themselves (approximate date).

Asia[edit]

  • January 7 – Emperor Tenji dies after a 10-year reign, in which he has given the Fujiwara clan its name. Following his death, there ensues a succession dispute between Tenji's 14 children (many by different mothers). He is succeeded by his favorite son Kōbun, age 23, who has been first accorded with the title Daijō-daijin.[1]
  • August 21 – Kōbun is deposed after 8 months, during a brief but violent battle called the Jinshin War. He is succeeded by his uncle Ōama, who becomes the 40th emperor of Japan with support from the Fujiwara family. He takes the name Tenmu, and begins a reign that will continue until 686.

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Emperor Tenji
Emperor Kōbun

Date Unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ponsonby-Fane, Richard (1959). "The Imperial House of Japan", p. 53