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Year 834 (DCCCXXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • March 1 – Emperor Louis the Pious is restored as sole ruler of the Frankish Empire. After his re-accession to the throne, his eldest son Lothair I flees to Burgundy.
  • Danish Vikings raid the trading settlement of Dorestad (present-day Wijk bij Duurstede), located in the south-east of the province of Utrecht (modern Netherlands).
  • Summer – The Viking ship of Oseberg near Tønsberg (modern Norway) is buried in a mound, during the Viking Age (approximate date).
  • The first mention is made of the Jona River ('the cold one') in Switzerland (approximate date).
  • Britain

  • King Óengus II dies after a 14-year reign. He is succeeded by his nephew Drest IX, as ruler of the Picts.
  • Religion

  • July 20 – Ansegisus, Frankish abbot and advisor of former emperor Charlemagne, dies at Fontenelle Abbey in Normandy (or 833).
  • Births

  • Aud the Deep-Minded, Irish queen
  • Lady Shuiqiu, wife of Qian Kuan (d. 901)
  • Mo Xuanqing, Chinese scholar
  • Pi Rixiu, Chinese poet (approximate date)
  • Robert, Frankish nobleman (d. 866)
  • Tan Quanbo, Chinese warlord (d. 918)
  • Deaths

  • July 20 or 833 – Ansegisus, Frankish abbot
  • Adelchis I, duke of Spoleto (Italy)
  • Cellach mac Brain, king of Leinster (Ireland)
  • Fridugisus, Anglo-Saxon abbot (approximate date)
  • Gaucelm, Frankish nobleman
  • Nasr ibn 'Abdallah, Muslim governor
  • Odo I, Frankish nobleman
  • Óengus II, king of the Picts
  • Robert III, Frankish nobleman (b. 800)
  • Wang Chengyuan, Chinese general (b. 801)
  • Wang Tingcou, general of the Tang Dynasty
  • William, Frankish nobleman
  • References

    834 Wikipedia

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