757 in history

757 events chronologically

Jan 29 An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty and emperor of Yan, is murdered by his own son, An Qingxu
Dec 8 Du Fu returns to Chang'an as a member of Emperor Xuanzong's court, after having escaped the city during the An Lushan Rebellion

Died in 757

Jan 29 An Lushan a general who rebelled against the Tang dynasty in China. His name was also transcribed into Chinese as Āluòshān or Gáluòshān , and he was posthumously named Prince La of Yan by his deputy Shi Siming
Mar 6 Baldred of Tyninghame a Northumbrian hermit and abbot, resident in East Lothian during the 8th century.
Apr 26 Pope Stephen II Pope from 26 March 752 to his death in 757. He succeeded Pope Zachary following the death of Pope-elect Stephen. Stephen II marks the historical delineation between the Byzantine Papacy and the Frankish Papacy