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Heads of State

Year of the Wood Tiger甲寅( at the beginning of the year, water buffalo癸丑)

Era of Diocletian: 430/431 ( year November )

Syria: 1025/26 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Asia

  • An edict of the Chinese Emperor Tang Xuanzong enforces the return of 12,000 ordained Buddhist monks to the lay state.

Islamic expansion

  • As of spring: Muslims under Tariq ibn Musa ibn Nusair and Ziyad set of Toledo from the conquest of the Visigoth kingdom and continued to occupy this year, the area to the Ebro.
  • Musa ibn Nusair is ordered by Caliph Al- Walid I to Damascus. Before his departure he sets for the conquered Al -Andalus his son Abd al - Aziz as governor of a.

Frankish Empire

  • After the death of the Frankish mayor of the palace Pepin the Middle, there is a power struggle between the Plectrude widow and Pippin's illegitimate son Charles Martel; the young Merovingian King Dagobert III. plays because he is merely a puppet king, does not matter.
  • Radbod seeks to exploit the turmoil in the Frankish Empire to recapture Friesland.

Britain

  • Æthelstan takes the rule in Sussex.

Disasters

Born

  • Pippin III. the Younger ( " the Short " ), father of Charles the Great ( † 768)
  • To 714: Carloman, Carolingian house Meier († 754 )

Died

  • April: Grimoald the Younger, Franconian house Meier, son of Pippin the Middle (c. 680)
  • Al- Hajjaj, governor of the Umayyad (* 661 )
  • To 714: Agila II, King of the Visigoths
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