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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 720s  730s  740s  – 750s –  760s  770s  780s
Years: 747 748 749 – 750 – 751 752 753


Events

By Geography

Asia

  • After the defeat of his army in the Battle of the Zab the last Umayyad Caliph, Marwan II, is overthrown and killed. Al-Saffah is proclaimed the first Abbasid Caliph. The capital of the Caliphate will later moved from Damascus to Baghdad, within the territory of the former Persian Empire; this transfer will prove to be a momentous event for Baghdad, which develops into a centre of international trade and culture.

Africa

Births

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