Calendar overview 795
is elected Pope.
Hildebold becomes the
first archbishop of Cologne .
|795 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||243/244 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1338/39 (southern Buddhism); 1337/38 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||157/158 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||173/174 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||178/179 (March 26-27)|
|Jewish calendar||4555/56 (September 18-19)|
ab urbe condita MDXLVIII (1548)
Diocletian's era : 511/512 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1105/06 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1106/07 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||851/852 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Franconian Empire / Slavs
- A Franconian expedition led by the Slav Wonomyrs plunders the Avars "ring" for the first time . The booty is transferred to Aachen , where it is distributed among spiritual and worldly loyal followers of Charlemagne . Karl donated the largest part to Pope Leo III.
- During a punitive expedition against the Saxons, Charlemagne reached the Elbe near Lüne (Reichsannalen 795).
- After Witzan's death , his son Drasco becomes a military leader of the West Slavic tribal association of the Abodrites and a vassal of the Franks.
- Ibn Mugharit, General Hishams I , the Emir of Cordoba , conquers the city of Astorga from Asturias .
- Alfonso II of Asturias reaches Lisbon but is unable to conquer the city.
- General Tugluq assumed rule over the Uighurs under the name Ay-Tengride .
First documentary mentions
- First documentary mention of Arnschwang , Behrungen , Hemsbach , Kaltennordheim , Laudenbach , Madiswil , Mörlenbach , Mondorf , Rangendingen , Rimbach , Rohrbach and Wiesenthal (Thuringia) .
- Mention of Bardowick as a trading center in north-eastern Saxony
- In connection with a donation from Charlemagne to Lorsch Abbey , the places Birkenau , Fürth and Lorsch are mentioned for the first time in a document.
- Around March 11th : Gumbert, elected by the Würzburg cathedral chapter at the end of the previous year, dies before the episcopal ordination . Liutrit follows him as Bishop of Würzburg .
- The diocese of Cologne is elevated to an archbishopric by Pope Hadrian I at the request of Charlemagne . Hildebold becomes the first archbishop of Cologne .
- December 25th : After almost 24 years of pontificate, one of the longest in history, Pope Hadrian I dies in Rome.
- December 26th : Only one day after the death of Hadrian I. Leo III. elected as the new Pope. He sends the key of Peter and the Roman banner to Charlemagne as the patron of the city of Rome . In contrast to his predecessor, the new Pope does not come from the Roman nobility and has worked his way up the church hierarchy.
Exact date of birth unknown
- Bernhard of Septimania , Visigothic regional prince and statesman at the court of Louis the Pious († 844 )
- Judith , Empress as wife of Louis the Pious († 843 )
- Lothar I , Roman Emperor, King of Italy and King of the Frankish Lotharii Regnum († 855 )
- Tang Muzong , Emperor of the Tang Dynasty in China († 824 )
Born around 795
- Meinolf , Franconian nobleman, priest, archdeacon and founder of the Böddeken monastery, saint of the Roman Catholic Church († 857 )
- Nithard , Franconian historian († 845 )
Date of death secured
- March 11th : Gumbert , Benedictine abbot, Bishop of Würzburg and saint of the Catholic Church
- December 25th : Hadrian I , Pope
Exact date of death unknown
- Kamalashila , Indian author and scholar of Mahayana Buddhism (* around 740 )
- Malik Ibn Anas , founder of the Malikite Islamic School of Law (Madhhab) (* around 715 )
- Witzan , West Slavic military leader and prince, velvet ruler of the Abodrites