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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 510s  520s  530s  – 540s –  550s  560s  570s
Years: 546 547 548549 – 550 551 552

Year 549 (DXLIX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.


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Byzantine Empire


  • Agila succeeds Theudigisel as king of the Visigoths.
  • The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ossory (which still exists) is founded in Ireland.
  • Archbishop Maximianus of Ravenna consecrates the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe.


  • Emperor Jinwen succeeds Emperor Wu as ruler of the Liang Dynasty in China.


  • Jizang, Chinese Buddhist monk (d. 623)


  • Theudigisel, king of the Visigoths
  • Tuathal Maelgarb, King of Tara
  • Gao Cheng
  • Emperor Wu of Liang
  • Xiao Zhengde
  • Princess Xu Zhaopei
  • Zhu Yi
  • Chen Daoten father of Emperor_Xuan_of_Chen (in either 548 or 549

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