|Centuries:||5th century – 6th century – 7th century|
|Decades:||520s 530s 540s – 550s – 560s 570s 580s|
|Years:||552 553 554 – 555 – 556 557 558|
Events[change | change source]
- King Chlothar I adds the Frankish territories of Metz and Reims.
- King Erb of Gwent dies; his kingdom is divided into Gwent and Ergyng in Southern Wales (approximate date).
- Chinese Liang Dynasty: Jing Di, age 12, succeeds his father Yuan Di.
- for more information, see Category:555 births.
- Birth of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid