540s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 510s 520s 530s540s550s 560s 570s
Years: 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
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Below are some of the important events that happened from 540 to 549.


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  • Belisarius defeats the Gothic army under king Totila.
  • King Khosrau I unsuccessfully attacks the Byzantine city of Dara.
  • Ly Bi is made emperor and starts the empire Van Xuân (modern Vietnam).

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  • Jizang, Chinese Buddhist monk

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  1. McCullough, Helen Craig. (1966). Yoshitsune: a fifteenth-century Japanese chronicle, p. 322.
  2. Wolfram, Herwig. (1990). History of the Goths, p. 349.
  3. "Pope St. Gregory ('the Great')," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-10-15.