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The Saffarid Empire 900
The Saffarids under Amr ibn Laith are defeated by the Samanids under Ismail I in battle and lose Khorasan .
900 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 348/349 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 892/893
Buddhist calendar 1443/44 (southern Buddhism); 1442/43 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 59th (60th) cycle

Year of the metal monkey庚申 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Sheep 己未)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 262/263 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 278/279
Islamic calendar 286/ 287 /288 (Year 6/7 January. // 25/26. December)
Jewish calendar 4660/61 (August 27-28)
Coptic calendar 616/617
Malayalam calendar 75/76
Roman calendar ab urbe condita MDCLIII (1653)

Diocletian's era : 616/617 (turn of the year November)

Seleucid era Babylon: 1210/11 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1211/12 (New Year October)

Spanish era 938
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 956/957 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Frank rich

Europe around 900

British Islands


  • The settlement of the place Sandur on the Faroe Islands during the Viking Age on the Faroe Islands can be narrowed down to "1100 years ago" according to archaeological investigations from 2006. British researchers speak of the 3rd or 4th generation of Vikings in the Faroe Islands. It is the oldest find so far from the Nordic conquest of the archipelago.


The Caucasus around 900



Temple in Tikal
  • around 900: The classic Mayan city ​​of Tikal goes under. A prolonged period of drought may be the cause of the downfall.

First documentary mentions



Historical maps and views

The world around 900



Date of death secured

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 900

Web links

Commons : 900  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files