673 in history

673 events chronologically

Mar 20 Emperor Tenmu of Japan assumes the Chrysanthemum throne at the Palace of Kiyomihara in Asuka
Sep 3 King Wamba of the Visigoths puts down a revolt by Hilderic, governor of Nîmes (France) and rival for the throne

Born in 673

Jul 4 Ecgberht of Kent a King of Kent who ruled from 664 to 673, succeeding his father Eorcenberht.

Died in 673

Aug 18 Kim Yushin a general in 7th-century Silla. He led the unification of the Korean peninsula by Silla under the reign of King Muyeol of Silla and King Munmu of Silla. He is said to have been the great-grandchild of King Guhae of Geumgwan Gaya, the last ruler of the Geumgwan Gaya state. This would have given him a very high position in the Silla bone rank system, which governed the political and military status that a person could attain