759 in history

759 events chronologically

Dec 24 Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu departs for Chengdu, where he is hosted by fellow poet Pei Di

Died in 759

Jul 24 Oswulf of Northumbria king of Northumbria from 758 to 759. He succeeded his father Eadberht, who had abdicated and joined the monastery at York. Oswulf's uncle was Ecgbert, Archbishop of York