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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 670s  680s  690s  – 700s –  710s  720s  730s
Years: 702 703 704 – 705 – 706 707 708

Events

  • February 20 – In a coup d'état, Chinese Chancellor Zhang Jianzhi murdered the Zhang brothers and restored Emperor Zhongzong. This marks the end of the short-lived Zhou Dynasty in China
  • Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik succeeded by al-Walid I ibn Abd al-Malik.
  • Beginning of a long period of fighting between Trebizond and the Arabs
  • Pope John VII succeeds Pope John VI.

Births

  • Amoghavajra, Chinese translator and Buddhist

Deaths

  • January 11 – Pope John VI
  • November -- 武則天

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