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This article is about the year 807. For the car, see Peugeot 807. For the vacuum tube, see 807 (vacuum tube).
|807 by topic|
|Ab urbe condita||1560|
|Chinese calendar||丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
3503 or 3443
— to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
3504 or 3444
|- Vikram Samvat||863–864|
|- Shaka Samvat||728–729|
|- Kali Yuga||3907–3908|
|Japanese calendar||Daidō 2
|Minguo calendar||1105 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1118/1119 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1349–1350|
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- Emperor Nikephoros I is forced to sue for peace, on condition of paying 50,000 nomismata to Caliph Harun al-Rashid, and agrees to a yearly tribute. Nikephoros promises not to rebuild the dismantled forts. Rashid recalls his forces from various sieges, and evacuates Byzantine territory.
- An Abbasid fleet under Humayd ibn Ma'yuf al-Hajuri raids the Peloponnese, Rhodes and Myra.
- Al-Andalus (modern Spain): An uprising occurs in the city of Mérida against the Umayyad Emirate of Córdoba.
- Siege of Patras: This marks the end of independent rule by the South Slavs in the Peloponnese (or 805).
- The Vikings land on the Cornish coast, and form an alliance with the Cornish to fight against Wessex.
- King Cuthred of Kent dies. His brother, King Coenwulf of Mercia, takes control over Kent himself.
- Dappula II becomes king of Sri Lanka, and makes Anuradhapura the capital city.
- Li Jifu is appointed chancellor, during the reign of Emperor Xian Zong in China.
- The Temple of Motoyama-ji in Mitoyo (Japan), of the Kōyasan Shingon-shū sect, is constructed by the orders of Emperor Heizei.
- The Jame' Atiq Mosque of Qazvin is constructed in Qazvin (modern Iran), by the orders of Harun al-Rashid.
- The Book of Armagh is written by the Irish illuminator Ferdomnach, a scribe at the School of Armagh.
- Conall mac Taidg, king of the Picts (approximate date)
- Cuthred, king of Kent
- Robert II, Frankish nobleman (approximate date)
- October 13 – Simpert, bishop of Augsburg
- Stephen the Hymnographer, Syrian monk (b. 725)
- Widukind, duke of Saxony (approximate date)
- Bosworth, C. E., ed. (1989). The History of al-Ṭabarī, Volume XXX: The ʿAbbāsid Caliphate in Equilibrium. The Caliphates of Musa al-Hadi and Harun al-Rashid, A.D. 785–809/A.H. 169–193. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press. ISBN 0-88706-564-3.
- Mango, Cyril; Scott, Roger (1997). The Chronicle of Theophanes Confessor. Byzantine and Near Eastern History, AD 284–813. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-822568-7.
- Treadgold, Warren T. (1988). The Byzantine Revival, 780–842. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-1462-2.