|695 by topic|
|Ab urbe condita||1448|
|Balinese saka calendar||616–617|
|Chinese calendar||甲午年 (Wood Horse)|
3391 or 3331
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乙未年 (Wood Goat)
3392 or 3332
|- Vikram Samvat||751–752|
|- Shaka Samvat||616–617|
|- Kali Yuga||3795–3796|
|Minguo calendar||1217 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1006/1007 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1237–1238|
821 or 440 or −332
— to —
822 or 441 or −331
Year 695 (DCXCV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 695 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.
- The population of Byzantium revolts under Leontios, the strategos (military governor) of the Anatolic Theme, and proclaims him emperor. Justinian II is deposed and his nose is cut off (leading to his subsequent nickname of "the Slit-nosed"). He is exiled to Cherson (Crimea), and begins to plot an attempt to retake the throne.
- Childebert III succeeds Clovis IV as sole king of the Franks. He is the son of Theuderic III and becomes a puppet—a roi fainéant—of Pepin of Herstal, mayor of the palace of Austrasia.
- Pepin institutes his son Drogo as mayor of the palace of Burgundy. His younger son Grimoald II becomes mayor of the palace of Neustria.
- The Saxons defeat the Bructeri between the Lippe and the Ruhr, and occupy Westphalia in Germany (approximate date).
- September 6 – King Wihtred of Kent, who maintains Kentish independence against the growing expansion of Mercia, issues one of the earliest known law codes of Britain.
- King Aldfrith of Northumbria marries Princess Cuthburh, sister of King Ine of Wessex (approximate date).
- Tikal defeats Calakmul (modern Guatemala), ending a centuries-long rivalry, but ushering in another century of warfare that ultimately leads to both cities' abandonment in the 9th century.
- Uaxaclajuun Ub'aah K'awiil ("Eighteen Rabbit") becomes ruler (ajaw) of the Mayan city-state Copán (Honduras).
- November 21 – Willibrord, Northumbrian missionary, becomes the first bishop of Utrecht (Netherlands). He returns to Frisia to preach, and builds numerous churches (approximate date).
- Willibrord establishes a Benedictine training centre for priests and young noblemen. This seminary becomes later the Utrecht University.
- Suitbert, Anglo-Saxon missionary, founds a monastery at Kaiserswerth (near Düsseldorf) in Germany (approximate date).
- Fujiwara no Maro, Japanese statesman (d. 737)
- Herlindis of Maaseik, Frankish abbess (approximate date)
- Kibi no Makibi, Japanese scholar (d. 775)
- Muhammad bin Qasim, Arab general (d. 715)
- Ōtomo no Koshibi, Japanese general (d. 777)
- Emperor Shang of Tang, Chinese ruler (or 698)
- Theophilus of Edessa, Greek astrologer (d. 785)
- Zayd ibn Ali, Arab imam and grandson of Husayn ibn Ali (d. 740)
- Ado, duke of Friuli (Northern Italy)
- Ansbert of Rouen, Frankish bishop
- Chan Imix K'awiil, Mayan ruler (ajaw)
- Clovis IV, king of the Franks (b. 682)
- Sæbbi, king of Kent (approximate date)
- Ostrogorsky, pp. 116–122
- Ostrogorsky, pp. 124–126
- Whitelock, "English Historical Documents", p. 357