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This article is about the year 936. For the number, see 936 (number). For the 2011 album by Peaking Lights, see 936 (album).
|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||900s 910s 920s – 930s – 940s 950s 960s|
|Years:||933 934 935 – 936 – 937 938 939|
|936 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1689|
|Chinese calendar||乙未年 (Wood Goat)
3632 or 3572
— to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3633 or 3573
|- Vikram Samvat||992–993|
|- Shaka Samvat||858–859|
|- Kali Yuga||4037–4038|
|Japanese calendar||Jōhei 6
|Minguo calendar||976 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1247/1248 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1478–1479|
- Muhammad ibn Tughj al-Ikhshid defeats the Fatimids near Alexandria, leading to the failure of the third Fatimid attempt to conquer Egypt.
- King Taejo of Goryeo (Wanggeon) defeats Hubaekje.
- The Later Tang falls to the Later Jin, founded by Shi Jingtang (posthumously known as Gaozu of Later Jin) in China.
- The Sixteen Prefectures, which includes the area around modern-day Beijing, are absorbed by the Khitan Empire.
- Prince Bei, elder brother of the Liao dynasty emperor, is murdered by the Later Tang.
- Ibn Muqla, Islamic calligrapher, is disgraced and imprisoned in Baghdad.
- November 28 – Shi Jingtang is enthroned as the first emperor of the Later Jin by Emperor Taizong of Liao, following a revolt against Emperor Fei of Later Tang.
- Otto I is the first German king to be crowned in Aachen.
- Æthelstan sets the border between the Kingdom of England and Cornwall as the east bank of the River Tamar.
- Gorm the Old becomes the first historically recognized king of Denmark. (936)
- A Hungarian army attacks Germany, occupying Fulda, then they are forced to go westwards by the army of Otto I, the new German king.
- Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi, Moorish scholar
- Li Houzhu, last Chinese emperor of the Southern Tang (d. 978)
- September 17 – Unni, archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen
- Henry the Fowler, German king
- Gyeon Hwon, King of Hubaekje (cancer)
- Yelü Bei