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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 5th century6th century7th century
Decades: 520s  530s  540s  – 550s –  560s  570s  580s
Years: 552 553 554 – 555 – 556 557 558

555 was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

Events

  • King Chlothar I adds the Frankish territories of Metz and Reims.
  • King Erb of Gwent dies; his kingdom is divided into Gwent and Ergyng in Southern Wales (approximate date).
  • Chinese Liang Dynasty: Jing Di, age 12, succeeds his father Yuan Di.

Births

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