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Year 818 (DCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


Byzantine Empire

  • Vikings known as Rus' (Norsemen) plunder the north coast of Anatolia (modern Turkey), marking the first recorded raid of Rus' people or Russians, on territory in the Byzantine Empire.
  • Europe

  • April 17 – King Bernard of Italy, illegitimate son of Pepin of Italy, is tried and condemned to death by Emperor Louis I. The Kingdom of Italy is reabsorbed into the Frankish Empire.
  • The Slavs on the Timok River break their alliance with the Bulgars. Duke Ljudevit of Pannonian Croatia sends emissaries to Louis I, to assert his independence from the Franks.
  • Al-Andalus: A grave rebellion breaks out in the suburbs of Cordoba, against the Umayyad Caliphate. Andalucian Arab refugees arrive in Fez (modern Morocco).
  • Britain

  • The Anglo-Saxons, led by King Coenwulf of Mercia, raid Dyfed in Wales (approximate date).
  • Asia

  • Beginning of the Lemro period: The Sambawa and Pyinsa Kingdoms are founded in present-day Myanmar.
  • Religion

  • Theodulf, bishop of Orléans, is deposed and imprisoned, after becoming involved in a conspiracy with Bernard of Italy.
  • Births

  • Abu Dawud, Muslim hadith compiler (or 817)
  • Al-Fath ibn Khaqan, Muslim governor (or 817)
  • Ariwara no Yukihira, Japanese governor (d. 893)
  • Pepin, count of Vermandois (approximate date)
  • Sahl al-Tustari, Persian scholar (approximate date)
  • Deaths

  • April 17 – Bernard of Italy, king of the Lombards (b. 797)
  • October 3 – Ermengarde, queen of the Franks
  • Al-Fadl ibn Sahl, Persian vizier
  • Ali al-Ridha, 8th Shia Imam (b. 766)
  • Cernach mac Congalaig, king of Brega (Ireland)
  • Clement, Irish scholar and saint
  • Felix, bishop of Urgell (Spain)
  • García I Jiménez, duke of Gascony
  • Hildebold, archbishop of Cologne
  • Michael the Confessor, bishop of Synnada
  • Morman, chieftain and king of Brittany
  • Muiredach mac Brain, king of Leinster (Ireland)
  • Theophanes the Confessor, Byzantine monk (or 817)
  • Quan Deyu, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty (b. 759)
  • Yuan Zi, general of the Tang Dynasty (b. 739)
  • References

    818 Wikipedia

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