Events and Trends
- Carthage conquers Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica
- 559 BC - King Cambyses I of Anshan dies and is succeeded by his son Cyrus II the Great.
- 558 BC - Hegesias removed as Archon of Athens
- 558 BC - The Chinese state of Jin defeats its rival Qin in battle.
- 556 BC - Pisistratus is exiled from Athens to Euboea
- 556 BC - Labashi-Marduk succeeds Neriglissar as king of Babylon
- 556 BC - Nabonidus succeeds Labashi-Marduk as king of Babylon
- 550 BC - Abdera is destroyed by the Thracians.
- 558 BC - Death of Solon, Athenian statesman
- 556 BC - Birth of Simonides of Ceos (approximate date)
- 555 BC - Death of Stesichorus, Greek lyric poet
- 551 BC - Birth of Confucius, philosopher
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