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Year 830 (DCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Borobodur in Magelang, Central Java (modern Indonesia), is completed as a Buddhist monument, after about 50 years of work (approximate date).
  • Battle of Tellaru: King Nandivarman III defeats the Pandyans, led by his rival Srimara Srivallabha, at Vandavasi (modern India).
  • Britain

  • King Wiglaf of Mercia regains control from Wessex, and returns to the throne.
  • Byzantine Empire

  • June 5 – Emperor Theophilos (16-years-old) marries the Armenian noblewoman Theodora, in Hagia Sophia at Constantinople. He chooses her during a representation of a bride-show; she becomes empress (Augusta) of the Byzantine Empire.
  • Byzantine–Arab War: Muslim reinforcements from Ifriqiya and Al-Andalus (modern Spain) defeat Byzantine forces under Theodotus in Sicily, but a plague once again compels them to retreat to Mazara del Vallo, and evacuate to North Africa.
  • Europe

  • Emperor Louis the Pious returns from a campaign in Brittany, and is captured by his son Pepin I, king of Aquitaine. He is put under house arrest at Compiegne, and his wife Judith is incarcerated at Poitiers.
  • North Africa

  • The Ad-dimnah Hospital (bimaristan) is created in Kairouan (modern Tunisia), by the Aghlabid emir Ziyadat Allah I.
  • Religion

  • Nennius, Welsh abbot of Bangor Fawr, compiles the Historia Brittonum. He is also known for its list of the 12 battles of King Arthur (approximate date).
  • Hirsau Abbey (modern Germany) is founded by the Rhenish Franconian count Erlafried of Calw (approximate date).
  • Ansgar, Frankish missionary, visits the trade city Birka, located at Lake Mälaren in Sweden (approximate date).
  • Births

  • Adalard, Frankish nobleman (approximate date)
  • Athanasius I, bishop of Naples (d. 872)
  • Carloman of Bavaria, Frankish king (or 828)
  • Charles, Frankish bishop (or 825)
  • Engelberga, Frankish empress (approximate date)
  • Irmgard, Frankish abbess (or 833)
  • Ishaq ibn Hunayn, Muslim physician (approximate date)
  • Junayd of Baghdad, Muslim sufi (d. 910)
  • Kōkō, emperor of Japan (d. 887)
  • Lambert III, Frankish nobleman (d. 882)
  • Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian writer (approximate date)
  • Robert the Strong, Frankish nobleman (approximate date)
  • Rimbert, Frankish archbishop (d. 888)
  • Rurik, prince of Novgorod (approximate date)
  • Wulgrin I, Frankish count (approximate date)
  • Yahya ibn Mu'adh al-Razi, Muslim sufi (d. 871)
  • Yunju Daoying, Chinese Buddhist teacher (d. 902)
  • Deaths

  • Æthelwold, bishop of Lichfield
  • Ashot I, prince of Iberia (or 826)
  • Eardwulf, king of Northumbria (approximate date)
  • Egfrid, bishop of Lindisfarne
  • Li Jiang, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty (b. 764)
  • Sa'id ibn Aws al-Ansari, Muslim linguist
  • Wang Jian, Chinese poet (approximate date)
  • Zhang Ji, Chinese scholar and poet (approximate date)
  • References

    830 Wikipedia

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