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|Centuries:||7th century - 8th century - 9th century|
|Decades:|| 680s 690s 700s - 710s - 720s 730s 740s
|Years:||710 711 712 - 713 - 714 715 716|
|Gregorian calendar|| 713 |
|Ab urbe condita||1466|
|Armenian calendar|| 162 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-1131 – -1130|
|Coptic calendar||429 – 430|
|Ethiopian calendar||705 – 706|
|Hebrew calendar||4473 – 4474|
|- Vikram Samvat||768 – 769|
|- Shaka Samvat||635 – 636|
|- Kali Yuga||3814 – 3815|
|Iranian calendar||91 – 92|
|Islamic calendar||94 – 95|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1373|
|Thai solar calendar||1256|
- Construction begins on the Leshan Giant Buddha near Leshan, Sichuan province, China. Upon its completion in 803, it would become the largest stone carved Buddha in the world.
- Emperor Xuanzong of Tang starts to rule in Ancient China.
- In this year, the Chinese Emperor Xuanzong of Tang liquidated the highly lucrative Inexhaustible Treasury, which was run by a prominent Buddhist monastery in Chang'an. This monastery collected vast amounts of money, silk, and treasures through multitudes of synonymous rich people's repentances, leaving the donations on the premesis without providing their name. Although the monastery was generous in donations, Emperor Xuanzong issued a decree abolishing their treasury on grounds that their banking practices were fraudulent, collected their riches, and distributed the wealth to various other Buddhist monasteries, Daoist abbeys, and to repair statues, halls, and bridges in the city.
- In this year, the Chinese Emperor Xuanzong of Tang allotted the money of 20 million copper coins and assigned about 1,000 craftsmen to construct a hall at a Buddhist monastery with tons of painted portrait of himself, of deities, ghosts, etc.
- In the Chinese capital of Chang'an, for the annual Lantern Festival of this year, recently abdicated Emperor Ruizong of Tang erected an enormous lantern wheel at a city gate, with a recorded height of 200 ft. The frame was draped in brocades and silk gauze, adorned with gold and jade jewelry, and when it had its total of some 50,000 oil cups lit the radiance of it could be seen for miles.
- Islamic community at Multan is founded.
- Ali ibn Husayn — Great-Grandson of Prophet Muhammad and fourth Shia Imam
- Yi Jing, Chinese Buddhist monk and international traveler (born 635)
- Huineng, Chinese Zen Buddhist Patriarch of the Tang Dynasty (born 638)
- Li Qiao, Chinese poet and official (born 644)
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