|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||7th century BC - 6th century BC - 5th century BC|
|Decades:||590s BC 580s BC 570s BC - 560s BC - 550s BC 540s BC 530s BC|
|Years:||569 BC 568 BC 567 BC 566 BC 565 BC|
564 BC 563 BC 562 BC 561 BC 560 BC
|Categories:||Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trends[edit | edit source]
- 568 BC — Amtalqa succeeds his brother Aspelta as king of Kush.
- 562 BC — Amel-Marduk succeeds Nebuchadnezzar II as king of Babylon.
- 560 BC — Neriglissar succeeds Amel-Marduk as king of Babylon.
- 560 BC/561 BC — Croesus becomes king of Lydia.
- 560 BC — An aristocrat named Pisistratus seizes the Acropolis of Athens and declares himself tyrant. He is deposed in the same year.
- c. 560 BC — Calf bearer (Moschophoros), from the Acropolis, Athens, is made. It is now at Acropolis Museum, Athens.
Significant people[edit | edit source]
- c. 569 BC — Birth of Pythagoras on the island of Samos, visionary mathematician (d. c. 475 BC)
- April, 563 BC — Birth of Siddhartha Gautama, later known as Gautama Buddha in Lumbini, Nepal
- 562 BC — Death of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Neo-Babylonia
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