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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 810s  820s  830s  – 840s –  850s  860s  870s
Years: 839 840 841842843 844 845


  • February 14Charles the Bald and Louis the German sign a treaty.
  • Oaths of Strasbourg — alliance of Louis the German and Charles the Bald against emperor Lothar — sworn and recorded in vernacular languages.
  • Ramiro I succeeds Alfonso II as king of Asturias.
  • Uurad is succeeded by Bred, then Ciniod.
  • Charles the Bald marries Ermentrude.
  • Three year old Michael III succeeds Theophilus (emperor) as emperor of Byzantium.
  • End of the reign of caliph Moqtasim.
  • Uyghurs leave the Mongolian plateau.


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