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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 900s 910s 920s930s940s 950s 960s
Years: 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939
Categories: BirthsDeaths – Architecture
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Below are some of the important events that happened from 930 to 939.


930

  • The Althing of the Icelandic Commonwealth is founded. It is now one of the world's oldest parliaments.
  • Emperor Suzaku ascends to the throne of Japan.
  • Prince Bei, oldest brother of the Khitan Emperor, leaves for China.

Deaths

  • Emperor Daigo of Japan
  • Ma Yin

931

Births

Deaths

  • Emperor Uda of Japan
  • King Harald I of Norway

932

Births

  • Empress Xiao, empress and regent of the Liao

Deaths

  • Qian Liu

933

Deaths

  • King Alfonso IV of Leon
  • December 15 – Li Siyuan, Emperor Mingzong of Later Tang

934

  • The German king Henry I, the Fowler defeat King Gnupa and take Hedeby.
  • The Eldgjá volcanic eruption is the largest basalt flood in history.
  • Einsiedeln Abbey is founded.

Births

  • Dong Yuan, Chinese painter

Deaths

  • Meng Zhixiang, Chinese general
  • Queen Emma of France
  • St Gervadius Irish Saint
  • Ubayd Allah, political and religious leader, founder of the Fatimid Caliphate

935

  • The Fatimid dynasty makes a third failed attempt to conquer Egypt.
  • Córdoba is thought to be the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Baghdad.
  • Haakon the Good, son of Harald Fairhair, once again brings together the Norwegian lands.
  • Gyeon Hwon, the king of Hubaekje, is overthrown by his eldest son Singeom.
  • The Later Shu Kingdom is founded by Meng Zhixiang in Chengdu.

Births

Deaths

936

Births

  • Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi, Moorish scholar
  • Li Houzhu, last Chinese emperor of the Southern Tang

Deaths

937

Births

  • Duke William IV of Aquitaine
  • Gu Hongzhong

Deaths

  • July 11 – King Rudolph II of Burgundy
  • July 14 – Duke Arnulf I of Bavaria

938

Births

Deaths

  • Lady Ise, Japanese poet

939

Births

Deaths

  • October 2 – Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine
  • October 27 – Æthelstan, King of the English

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