Calendar overview 714
|Franconian caretaker Pippin the Middle dies.|
|714 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||162/163 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1257/58 (southern Buddhism); 1256/57 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||56th (57th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||76/77 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||92/93 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||95/96 (September 15/16)|
|Jewish calendar||4474/75 (September 14-15)|
ab urbe condita MCDLXVII (1467)
Diocletian's era : 430/431 (November turn of the year)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1024/25 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1025/26 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||770/771 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- An edict by the Chinese Emperor Tang Xuanzong forces the return of 12,000 ordained Buddhist monks to the laity.
- From spring: The Muslims under Musa ibn Nusair and Tariq ibn Ziyad continue the conquest of the Visigoth Empire from Toledo and this year occupy the area up to the Ebro .
- Musa ibn Nusair is ordered to Damascus by Caliph Al-Walid I. Before leaving, he installed his son Abd al-Aziz as governor for the conquered Al-Andalus .
- After the death of the Frankish housekeeper Pippin the Middle there was a power struggle between the widow Plektrudis and Pippin's illegitimate son Karl Martell ; the young Merovingian king Dagobert III. plays no role since he is just a shadow king.
- Radbod seeks to take advantage of the turmoil in the Franconian Empire to recapture Friesland .
- August: al-Mansour , Abbasid caliph († 775 )
- Pippin III the younger ("the short one"), father of Charlemagne († 768 )
- before 714: Karlmann , Carolingian house man († 754 )
Date of death secured
- April 11 : Guthlac , English hermit and saint (* 673 )
- June 14 : Al-Hajjaj , governor of the Umayyads (* 661 )
- December 16 : Pippin the Middle , Franconian Hausmeier (* around 635 )
Exact date of death unknown
Died around 714
- Agila II , King of the Visigoths