847 in history

Died in 847

Jan 24 Pope Sergius II Pope from January 844 to his death in 847.
Jun 14 Methodios I of Constantinople Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from March 4, 843 to June 14, 847. He was born in Syracuse and died in Constantinople. His feast day is celebrated on June 14 in both the East and the West
Aug 10 Al-Wathiq an Abbasid caliph who reigned from 842 until 847 AD.