Calendar overview 855
|Shortly before his death, Lothar I divided the Lotharii Regnum among his sons with the division of Prüm .|
|855 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||303/304 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1398/99 (southern Buddhism); 1397/98 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||217/218 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||233/234 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||240/241 (May 21/22)|
|Jewish calendar||4615/16 (September 15/16)|
from urbe condita MDCVIII (1608)
Diocletian's era : 571/572 (November turn of the year)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1165/66 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1166/67 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||911/912 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- September 19 : Shortly before his death, Lothar I divides the Lotharii Regnum among his sons Ludwig , Karl and Lothar with the division of Prüm .
- Reconquista : Ordoño I of Asturias conquers León from the Moors.
- First documentary mention of Homberg and Iggingen
Science and culture
- Work on the Japanese chronicle Shoku Nihon Kōki begins.
- Arn becomes Bishop of Würzburg . He succeeds Gozbald , who died on September 20 .
- September: Benedict III. becomes Pope . At the same time Anastasius III. elected antipope .
nature and environment
- Guido von Spoleto , Duke of Spoleto and Camerino, King of Italy and Roman Emperor († 894 )
- Wulfhard von Flavigny , Franconian Arch Chancellor († 880 or 893 )
- around 855: Gerald von Aurillac , Franconian nobleman († 909 )
Date of death secured
- July 17th : Leo IV , Pope (* around 780 )
- September 20 : Gozbald , Bishop of Würzburg
- September 29th : Hartgar , Bishop of Liège
- September 29th : Lothar I , Frankish Emperor (* 795 )
- December 15 : Folcuin , Bishop of Thérouanne
Exact date of death unknown
- Æthelweard , King of East Anglia
- Cyngen ap Cadell , Welsh King
- Ahmad ibn Hanbal , Islamic theologian and legal scholar (* 780 )