On This Day

What Happened in 527 AD

Historical Events in 527 AD

  • Apr 1 Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne
  • Aug 1 Justinian I becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire

Famous People Who Died in 527 AD

  • Aug 1 Justin I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies (b. c. 450)