|Centuries:||8th century - 9th century - 10th century|
|Decades:|| 840s 850s 860s - 870s - 880s 890s 900s
|Years:||868 869 870 - 871 - 872 873 874|
|Gregorian calendar||871 |
|Ab urbe condita||1624|
|Armenian calendar||320 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-973 – -972|
|Coptic calendar||587 – 588|
|Ethiopian calendar||863 – 864|
|Hebrew calendar||4631 – 4632|
|- Vikram Samvat||926 – 927|
|- Shaka Samvat||793 – 794|
|- Kali Yuga||3972 – 3973|
|Iranian calendar||249 – 250|
|Islamic calendar||257 – 258|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1531|
|Thai solar calendar||1414|
- Nine battles are fought between the Danes and Wessex. Of two of them the place and date are not recorded, the others were:
- Alfred the Great succeeds as king of Wessex after Ethelred's death.
- Reading, England occupied by the Norse.
- After the battle at Wilton, peace is made, with the Danes and Alfred each governing part of England.
- Rhodri Mawr ('the Great') of Gwynedd inherits Seisyllwig, thus uniting most of Wales under his rule
- Louis II captures Bari, the headquarters of the Saracens.
- Alfred makes Winchester to his capital.
- An incomplete marriage contract, dated to October 6 of this year, is the earliest dated document in the Cairo Geniza.
- Foundation of Tønsberg, the oldest surviving town in the Nordic countries.
- Svatopluk I becomes king of Great Moravia
- January 8 — King Bagsecg, Viking leader (killed at the Battle of Ashdown
- April 23 — King Ethelred of Wessex (killed in battle)
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People of the year 871 at Familypedia
1 people were born in 871
|Father||Mother||Age mother at birth|
|Rothilde (871-929)||Charles the Bald (823-877)||Richildis de Provence (c845-910)|
5 children were born to the 1 women born in 871
1 people died in 871
|Father||Mother||Age at death|
|Æthelred of Wessex (c847-871)||Æthelwulf of Wessex (c795-858)||Osburga (-bef856)|
103 people lived in 871
Events of the year 871 at Familypedia
0 people were married in 871.
There were 0 military battles in 871.