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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 470s  480s  490s  – 500s –  510s  520s  530s
Years: 498 499 500501 – 502 503 504


Year 501 (DI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Asia

  • Qi He Di succeeds Qi Dong Hun Hou as ruler of the Chinese Southern Qi Dynasty.
  • Muryeong becomes king of Baekje.

America

  • Ahkal Mo' Naab' I comes to power in the Maya city of Palenque.

Europe

  • Pope Symmachus, who people said committed crimes. He said non-religious law did not apply to him. A synod held in 502 agreed with him.

Births

  • Empress Dowager Lou Zhaojun
  • Xiao Tong

Deaths

  • Icel, great-grandfather of Creoda of Mercia
  • Ravina II, rabbi
  • Su Xiaoxiao, Chinese poetess and courtesan
  • King Dongseong of Baekje, king of the Baekje Kingdom of Korea
  • Xiao Baojuan, emperor of Southern Qi Dynasty, commonly known as Marquess of Donghun
  • Consort Pan Yunu, Xiao Baojuan's favorite concubine

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