Calendar overview 814
|Ludwig the Pious succeeds his late father Charlemagne in the Frankish Empire .|
|814 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||262/263 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1357/58 (southern Buddhism); 1356/57 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||176/177 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||192/193 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||198/199 (August 21/22)|
|Jewish calendar||4574/75 (September 17-18)|
ab urbe condita MDLXVII (1567)
Diocletian's era : 530/531 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1124/25 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1125/26 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||870/871 (turn of the year April)|
Historical maps and views
Politics and world events
- January 28 : Emperor Ludwig the Pious succeeds his late father Charlemagne in the Frankish Empire . He is buried in the so-called Proserpina sarcophagus in Aachen Cathedral .
- January 28th : After the death of Charlemagne, his grandson Lothar I becomes Duke of Bavaria .
First documentary mentions
Culture and society
- The Dogenkastell, a forerunner of the Doge's Palace , was built in Venice after the Doge's seat was moved from Malamocco to Rivo Alto.
- 814/ 815 : The Japanese Shinsen Shōjiroku , an articulated in 30 parts of Japanese genealogical work is, by order of the Saga Tennō compiled.
- The Benedictine Abbey of Ellwangen is mentioned for the first time on April 8th in a document from Emperor Ludwig the Pious.
- End of 814: Second Byzantine iconoclasm : Emperor Leo V takes action again against the admirers of images in his empire.
- Benedikt von Aniane , with the support of Ludwig the Pious , founds the imperial abbey Kornelimünster in the town of the same name on the Inde near Aachen . On the basis of the Regula Benedicti , the rule of Benedict of Nursia , it should serve as a model for the renewal of monasteries and monasticism in the Frankish Empire
Date of death secured
- January 28 : Charlemagne , King of the Franks (* 742 )
- February 18 : Angilbert , Franconian court chaplain, diplomat and poet (* around 750 )
- April 13th : Krum , Khan of the Bulgarians
Exact date of death unknown
- Baizhang Huaihai , Chinese Zen master (* 720 )
- Waldo von Reichenau , imperial abbot and local bishop of St. Denis Abbey
- Werner I. , Prefect of the Ostland (* around 760 )