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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 240s  250s  260s  – 270s –  280s  290s  300s
Years: 268 269 270271272 273 274

Year 271 (CCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.


By place

Roman Empire

  • Emperor Aurelian pushes the Vandals back from Pannonia.
  • January
  • Battle of Pavia: The Roman army chase after the Alamanni in Lombardy.
  • Felicissimus leads an uprising against Aurelian. He is defeated and killed on the Caelian Hill.
  • Aurelian begins to build a new defensive wall to protect Rome.


  • Victorinus, Emperor of the Gallic Empire, is killed by Attitianus. Domitianus is Emperor for a few days before being replaced by Tetricus I.


  • Zenobia makes herself to be Empress. She breaks all relations with the Roman Empire.
  • Zenobia gives her son Vaballathus the title of Augustus.

By topic

Arts and sciences



  • Ding Feng, general of the Kingdom of Wu
  • Domitianus, Emperor of the Gallic Empire
  • Felicissimus, Roman financial minister (rationalis)
  • Liu Shan, last Emperor of the Kingdom of Shu (b. 207)
  • Pei Xiu, minister and cartographer of the Kingdom of Wei (b. 224)
  • Sima Wang, general of the Jin Dynasty (b. 205)
  • Victorinus, Emperor of the Gallic Empire

See also

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