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|Centuries:||7th century · 8th century · 9th century|
|Decades:||730s · 740s · 750s · 760s · 770s · 780s · 790s|
|Years:||764 · 765 · 766 · 767 · 768 · 769 · 770|
|767 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1520|
|Chinese calendar||丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3463 or 3403
— to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
3464 or 3404
|- Vikram Samvat||823–824|
|- Shaka Samvat||688–689|
|- Kali Yuga||3867–3868|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpyō-jingo 3 / Jingo-keiun 1
|Minguo calendar||1145 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1078/1079 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1309–1310|
Year 767 (DCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 767 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- Byzantine–Bulgarian War: Emperor Constantine V invades Bulgaria across the Balkan Mountains, setting afire some settlements around the Bulgarian capital of Pliska. Constantine accepts a peace agreement with Pagan, the Bulgar ruler (khagan), whose land is in anarchy.
- The Franks under king Pepin III ("the Short") destroy resistance in central Aquitaine. He conquers the capital of Bordeaux and devastates the whole region.
- Pepin III receives at his court in Gentilly (southern suburbs of Paris) a Byzantine delegation. They discuss foreign policy regarding Italy and Byzantine Iconoclasm.
- The Kharijite Berbers of Tlemcen and Tiaret try to conquer Ifriqiya from the Abbasid Caliphate but fail to capture the capital of Kairouan (modern Tunisia).
- June 28 – Pope Paul I dies at Rome after a 10-year reign in which he has protested against Constantine V's revival of Iconoclasm at Constantinople. He gives refuge to Greek monks who were expelled from the Byzantine Empire and moves relics of many saints from the catacombs to Roman churches. Duke Toto of Nepi has his layman brother elected to succeed Paul under the name Constantine II.
- Bishr al-Hafi, Muslim theologian (approximate date)
- Ja'far ibn Yahya, Persian vizier (d. 803)
- Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi`i, Muslim imam (d. 820)
- Pepin the Hunchback, son of Charlemagne (approximate date)
- September 15 – Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk (d. 822)
- Abū Hanīfa, Muslim imam and scholar (b. 699)
- Aedh Ailghin, king of Uí Maine (Ireland)
- Constantine II, patriarch of Constantinople
- Ibn Ishaq, Muslim historian and hagiographer (or 761)
- Ibn Jurayj, Muslim scholar (approximate date)
- Murchad mac Flaithbertaig, chief of the Cenél Conaill
- Muqatil ibn Sulayman, Muslim mufassir and theologian
- June 28 – Paul I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 700)
- April 20 – Taichō, Japanese Buddhist monk (b. 682)
- Toktu, ruler (khagan) of the Bulgarian Empire
- John V.A. Fine, Jr (1991). The Early Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Sixth to the Late Twelfth Century, p. 77. ISBN 978-0-472-08149-3