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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 240s  250s  260s  – 270s –  280s  290s  300s
Years: 273 274 275 – 276277 278 279
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Emperor Probus

Year 276 (CCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.


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Roman Empire


  • King Bahram I of Persia dies after a 3-year reign. He is succeeded by his son Bahram II.
  • Reign of Mahasena in Ceylon. He tries to introduce Mahayana Buddhism to the country.

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  • Gregory the Elder, bishop of Nazianzus (approximate date)
  • Guo Pu, Chinese writer (d. 324)
  • Jin Yuandi, emperor of the Jin Dynasty (d. 323)
  • Wang Dao, statesman of the Jin Dynasty (d. 339)


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