Calendar overview 841
|Lothar I in the Battle of Fontenoy , the unity of the Frankish Empire ends .|
|841 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||289/290 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1384/85 (southern Buddhism); 1383/84 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||203/204 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||219/220 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||226/227 (October 20-21)|
|Jewish calendar||4601/02 (September 19-20)|
ab urbe condita MDXCIV (1594)
Diocletian's era : 557/558 (November turn of the year)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1151/52 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1152/53 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||897/898 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Inner-dynastic battles of the Carolingians 830–842 : In the battle of Fontenoy between the sons of Louis the Pious , Louis the German and Charles the Bald defeat Emperor Lothar I and his nephew Pippin II of Aquitaine.
- In the Stellinga uprising, large parts of the Old Saxons rose against the Franks .
- Viking Age : The Vikings plunder Rouen for the first time .
- Viking Age : Vikings found next to the old Celtic settlement Áth Cliath the place Dyflin , today's Dublin . In the same year the settlement of Linn Duachaill was founded , supposedly by Turgesius .
- Vikings raid St. Dermot's monastery .
- Kenneth I succeeds his father Alpin II on the throne of Dalriada .
First documentary mentions
- Stierva is first mentioned in a document.
- March 22nd : Bernard Plantevelue , Franconian margrave († around 886 )
- around 841: Edmund of East Anglia , Anglo-Saxon king († 869 )
- Afschin Haidar , Iranian general of the Abbasids
- Hadebald , Archbishop of Cologne
- Li Ao , Chinese philosopher and Confucian (* 772 )
- around 841: Alpin II , King of Dalriada