581 582 583 584 – 585 – 586 587 588 589
| Decades: |
550s 560s 570s – 580s – 590s 600s 610s
| Centuries: |
5th century – 6th century – 7th century
Table of contents
- Emperor Yomei ascends to the throne of Japan.
- In China, Nan Liang Xiao Jing Di succeeds Nan LIang Xiao Ming Di as ruler of the Nan Liang Dynasty.
- The Suebi kingdom on the Iberian peninsula is conquered by the Visigoths under King Leovigild.
- Hussa succeeds his brother Frithuwald as king of Bernicia (traditional date).
- Creoda becomes king of Mercia.
- Famine in Gaul.