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   This article is about the year 426. For the number (and other uses), see 426 (number).
Year 426 (CDXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display
                                                                                   Millennium:               1st millennium
the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year
                                                                                    Centuries:   4th century – 5th century – 6th century
of the Consulship of Theodosius and Valentinianus (or, less frequently,
                                                                                    Decades : 390s 400s 410s – 420s – 430s 440s 450s
year 1179 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 426 for this year has been
                                                                                       Years:      423 424 425 – 426 – 427 428 429
used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era
became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                          426 by topic

Events                                                                                                                           Politics

                                                                                                                          State leaders –
                                                                                                                         Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                          Birth and death
                                                                                                                             categories
Roman Empire
                                                                                                                         Births – Deaths
   Emperor Theodosius II gives orders to destroy the buildings and pagan temples at Olympia (Greece).
                                                                                                                         Establishment and
   The statue of Zeus is brought to Constantinople.
                                                                                                                          disestablishment
                                                                                                                             categories
Europe
                                                                                                                        Establishments –
   Flavius Aetius, Roman general (magister militum), starts a 10-year campaign against the Visigoths in
                                                                                                                        Disestablishments
   southern Gaul.
                                                                                                                             V   · T·   E   ·
   King Gunderic of the Vandals accepts the request of the Alans in Hispania to become their ruler
   (approximate date).                                                                   426 in other calendars
                                                                                      Gregorian calendar          426
Mesoamerica
                                                                                                                  CDXXVI
   K'inich Yax K'uk' Mo' becomes the founder of the pre-Columbian Maya                Ab urbe condita             1179
   civilization at Copán (modern Honduras).
                                                                                      Armenian calendar           N/A
By topic                                                                              Assyrian calendar           5176
                                                                                      Bahá'í calendar             -1418–-1417
Religion                                                                              Bengali calendar            -167
   Augustine of Hippo publishes the De Civitate Dei, City of God.                     Berber calendar             1376
   Sisinnius becomes Archbishop of Constantinople.                                    English Regnal year         N/A
                                                                                      Buddhist calendar           970
Births                                                                                Burmese calendar            -212

   Liu Shao, emperor of the Liu Song Dynasty (d. 453)                                 Byzantine calendar          5934–5935
                                                                                      Chinese calendar            乙丑年十二月初七日
Deaths                                                                                                            (3062/3122-12-7)
                                                                                                                         — to —
   Fu Liang, official of the Liu Song Dynasty (b. 374)                                                            丙寅年十一月十七日
   Xie Hui, general of the Liu Song Dynasty (b. 390)                                                              (3063/3123-11-17)
   Xu Xianzhi, official of the Liu Song Dynasty (b. 364)                              Coptic calendar             142–143
   Zhang, empress dowager of the Liu Song Dynasty                                     Ethiopian calendar          418–419
                                                                                      Hebrew calendar             4186–4187
References                                                                            Hindu calendars
                                                                                       - Vikram Samvat            482–483
                                                                                       - Shaka Samvat             348–349
via 426
                                                                                       - Kali Yuga                3527–3528
                                                                                      Holocene calendar           10426
Iranian calendar           196 BP – 195 BP
Islamic calendar           202 BH – 201 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            426      CDXXVI

Korean calendar            2759
Minguo calendar            1486 before ROC
                           民前1486 年

Thai solar calendar        969
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