750s BC

Centuries: 9th century BC - 8th century BC - 7th century BC

Decades: 800s BC 790s BC 780s BC 770s BC 760s BC - 750s BC - 740s BC 730s BC 720s BC 710s BC 700s BC


Events and Trends
  • 756 BC - Founding of Cyzicus.
  • 755 BC - Ashur-nirari V succeeds Ashur-Dan III as king of Assyria
  • 755 BC - Aeschylus, King of Athens dies after a reign of 23 years and is succeeded by Alcmaeon.
  • 753 BC - Alcmaeon, King of Athens dies after a reign of 2 years. He is replaced by Harops, elected Archon for a ten-year term.
  • April 21, 753 BC - Rome founded by Romulus (according to tradition). Beginning of the Roman 'Ab urbe condita' calendar.

Significant People
  • Sheshonk IV, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Second Dynasty ( 767 - 730 BC).
  • Osorkon III, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Second Dynasty (787 - 759 BC).
  • Takelot III, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (764- 757 BC).
  • Rudamon, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (757 - 754 BC).
  • Iuput, Pharaoh of the Twenty-Third Dynasty (754 - 715 BC.
  • Niumateped, King of the Libyans ( 775 - 750 BC).
  • Titaru, King of the Libyans (758 - 750 BC).
  • Ker, King of the Libyans (750 - 745 BC.



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