|Centuries:||6th century · 7th century · 8th century|
|Decades:||610s 620s 630s 640s 650s 660s 670s|
|Years:||637 638 639 640 641 642 643|
|Gregorian calendar||640 |
|Ab urbe condita||1393|
|Armenian calendar||89 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-1204 – -1203|
|Coptic calendar||356 – 357|
|Ethiopian calendar||632 – 633|
|Hebrew calendar||4400 – 4401|
|- Vikram Samvat||695 – 696|
|- Shaka Samvat||562 – 563|
|- Kali Yuga||3741 – 3742|
|Iranian calendar||18 – 19|
|Islamic calendar||19 – 20|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1300|
|Thai solar calendar||1183|
Events[edit | edit source]
By Place[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- Tulga succeeds his father Suinthila as king of the Visigoths.
- The French city of Lille is founded by Lyderic.
Africa[edit | edit source]
Asia[edit | edit source]
- Emperor Taizong's campaign against Xiyu states, or the Western Regions in the Tarim Basin, commences in this year, as the Tang Dynasty Chinese commander Hou Junji captured Gaochang to solidify Chinese rule in Central Asia.
By Topic[edit | edit source]
Religion[edit | edit source]
- May 28 — Pope Severinus succeeds Pope Honorious I as the 71st pope.
- December 24 — Pope John IV succeeds Pope Severinus as the 72nd pope.
Births[edit | edit source]
- Al-Akhtal, Arab poet
- Aldhelm, Bible translator
- Dungarth, King of Dumnonia
- Musa bin Nusair, Umayyad general and governor
- Saint Lambert, Bishop and Christian saint
- St. Kilian, Apostle of Franconia
- Saint Tysilio, Bishop and Christian saint
- Luo Binwang
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- 2 August — Pope Severinus
- 12 September — Zac-Kuk, Queen Mother of Palenque
- Pippin of Landen, Mayor of Palace of Austrasia
- Eadbald, king of Kent
- Suinthila, king of the Visigoths
- Li Xiaogong
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People of the year 640 at Familypedia
3 people were born in 640
|Father||Mother||Age mother at birth|
|Alpaida (c640-714)||Dodo (c615-?)|
|Adalric of Alsace (640-690)|
|Plectrude of Neustria (c640-718)|
2 children were born to the 2 women born in 640
3 people died in 640
|Father||Mother||Age at death|
|Arnulf of Metz (582-640)||Bodegisel II der Franken (bef565-)||Chrodoare d'Amay (bef565-c634)||58|
|Amon of Judah (c664 BC-c641 BC)||Manasses of Judah||Meshullemeth, daughter of Haruz of Jotbah|
|Pepin of Landen (c580-640)||Carloman (c555)||60|
15 people lived in 640
Events of the year 640 at Familypedia
0 people were married in 640.
There were 0 military battles in 640.
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