Centuries: 5th century - 6th century - 7th century
- January 1 - Decimus Theodorius Paulinus appointed consul, the last to hold this office in the West.
- November 16 - A second and final revision of the Codex Justinianus is published.
- Gelimer surrenders to General Belisarius after spending a miserable winter in the mountains of Numidia. The Vandal Kingdom of North Africa ends, and the provinces return to Byzantine rule under Justinian I.
- Toledo becomes the capital of the Visigoths in Spain
- Lothar and Childebert overthrow Godomar, king of the Burgundians, and end the Kingdom of Burgundy.
- Cynric becomes the King of Wessex