Calendar overview 829
|Theophilus becomes emperor of Byzantium .|
|829 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||277/278 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1372/73 (southern Buddhism); 1371/72 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||191/192 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||207/208 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||213/214 (March 10/11)|
|Jewish calendar||4589/90 (September 1-2)|
ab urbe condita MDLXXXII (1582)
Diocletian's era : 545/546 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1139/40 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1140/41 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||885/886 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- October 2 : Theophilos becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire after the death of his father Michael II .
- October: In the sea battle of Thasos , the emirate of Crete wins a victory over the Byzantine fleet.
- Inner dynastic battles of the Carolingians 830–842 : Charles the Bald , son from his second marriage, receives the Duchy of Swabia from his father Ludwig I and becomes Duke of Alemannia . His half-brothers Lothar , Pippin and Ludwig oppose this decision.
Other events in Europe
- After the death of his brother Giustiniano , Giovanni I. Particiaco is elected Doge of Venice .
- Dalmatia is sacked by the Saracens .
- The Anglo-Saxon King Egbert of Wessex conquers Mercia and is also recognized as ruler by Northumbria . This is another step in the making of England .
- The place Geisingen is designated as a public court.
- Goswin becomes the successor of Meginhard and thus the third bishop of Osnabrück .
- The Franconian Benedictine monk Ansgar von Bremen is the first Christian missionary to come to Sweden .
- October 2 : Michael II , Emperor of Byzantium (* 770 )
- Giustiniano Particiaco , Doge of Venice
- Meginhard , Bishop of Osnabrück