Calendar overview 711
|Philippikos Bardanes becomes Byzantine emperor.|
|711 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||159/160 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1254/55 (southern Buddhism); 1253/54 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||56th (57th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||73/74 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||89/90 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||92/93 (October 18-19)|
|Jewish calendar||4471/72 (September 16-17)|
ab urbe condita MCDLXIV (1464)
Diocletian's era : 427/428 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1021/22 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1022/23 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||767/768 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Beginning of the year: After the death of the Frankish King Childebert III. his son Dagobert III. his successor; He is only 10 years old, so the real regent is the caretaker Pippin the Middle .
- Theudebert becomes co-Duke of Bavaria .
- First documentary mention of Plankstadt .
- November 4th : The Byzantine Emperor Justinian II is overthrown and killed with his six-year-old son Tiberios. Philippikos Bardanes is his successor .
- Spring: The Muslims under Tariq ibn Ziyad land from Morocco in Andalusia near Gibraltar, named after Tariq ("Jebel al-Tariq").
- July 19 to 26 : The Muslim invaders (Berbers and Arabs) defeat the Visigoths under Roderich in the battle of the Río Guadalete , King Roderich is killed in the battle. This victory was followed by the conquest of the Iberian Peninsula by the Muslims over the next few years .
- The Muslims under Muhammad ibn al-Qasim conquer the Indus valley with Sindh and the Punjab .
- In Asia Minor, the Muslims are pushing against Byzantium.
- The Maya city of Toniná attacks its neighbor Palenque and takes its ruler K'inich K'an Joy Chitam II prisoner. A governor named Xok is installed in his place .
- Anno I. becomes Archbishop of Cologne as successor to Gislo.
- around 711/712: Rupert founds the Benedictine women's monastery in Nonnberg in Salzburg , today the world's oldest Christian women's monastery with an uninterrupted tradition.
- The coercive measures of the Visigoths against the Jews come to an end, so that a high Jewish culture can develop on the Iberian Peninsula .
- A major flood has been reported for the region of southern Lower Saxony .
- Tang Suzong , Chinese emperor of the Tang Dynasty († 762 )
- after 711: Theuderic IV , Merovingian King of the Franks († 737 )
- July: Roderich , King of the Visigoths
- Beginning of the year: Childebert III. , Merovingian king of the Frankish Empire (* 678 / 679 )
- Justinian II , Byzantine Emperor (* 669 )