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This article is about the year 948. For the number, see 948 (number).
|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||910s 920s 930s – 940s – 950s 960s 970s|
|Years:||945 946 947 – 948 – 949 950 951|
|948 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1701|
|Chinese calendar||丁未年 (Fire Goat)
3644 or 3584
— to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
3645 or 3585
|- Vikram Samvat||1004–1005|
|- Shaka Samvat||870–871|
|- Kali Yuga||4049–4050|
|Japanese calendar||Tenryaku 2
|Minguo calendar||964 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1259/1260 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1490–1491|
- The Nallur Kandaswamy temple, one of the most significant Hindu temples in the Jaffna district of Sri Lanka, is built.
- The Byzantines raid into Syria, but are defeated by Sayf al-Daula. Leo Phokas however sacks and razes Adata.
- Otto I the Great founds the missionary dioceses of Brandenburg, Havelberg, Ribe, Aarhus, and Schleswig.
- The St Albans School in St Albans, England is founded.
- Tormás and Bulcsu, leaders of the Hungarians are baptised in Constantinople by the emperor Constantine VII.
- Gang Gam-chan, medieval Korean government official and military commander (d. 1031)
- Emperor Jingzong of Liao
- December 16 – Romanos I Lekapenos, Byzantine Emperor 920–944 (b. c. 870)
- Gao Conghui
- Gaozu of Later Han