Calendar overview 712
|Liutprand becomes king of the Lombards .|
|712 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||160/161 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1255/56 (southern Buddhism); 1254/55 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||56th (57th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||74/75 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||90/91 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||93/94 (October 6/7)|
|Jewish calendar||4472/73 (September 5-6)|
from urbe condita MCDLXV (1465)
Diocletian's era : 428/429 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1022/23 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1023/24 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||768/769 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- March: Ansprand , who was regent of the Lombards for a short time after the death of King Cunincpert , but was then expelled to Bavaria by Aripert II , returns after nine years of exile and triumphs over Aripert near Pavia , Aripert drowns on the run.
- June 12 : Liutprand becomes king of the Lombards after his father's death .
- The Muslim conquerors , who landed in southern Spain the previous year and decisively defeated the Visigoths , conquered Toledo and Valencia and thus occupied almost the entire south of the Visigothic Empire (except for the Empire of Todmir ); in the next few years the advance to the Pyrenees continues.
- Under Qutaiba ibn Muslim , the Muslims begin the final conquest of Transoxania .
- The provinces of Sind and Multan are conquered by the Muslims.
- The Arabs conquer Khorezmia with the cities of Urgensch and Khiva .
- at 712: Ō no Yasumaro , a scribe at the Japanese court, wrote the Kojiki , the oldest written chronicle in Japan .
- John VI becomes Patriarch of Constantinople as successor to Cyrus.
- Du Fu : Chinese poet († 770 )
- around 712: Rupert von Bingen , saint, patron saint of pilgrims († around 732 )
- Kicked off , King of the Lombards
- Aripert II , King of the Lombards
- Fazang , Buddhist patriarch (* 643 )