**870s BC**

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Centuries: 10th century BC -

**9th century BC**- 8th century BC

Decades: 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC 880s BC - **870s BC** - 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC 820s BC

**Events and Trends**

- 879 BC - Death of Zhou yi wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 878 BC - Zhou li wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 874 BC - Osorkon II succeeds Takelot as king of Egypt.
- 874 BC - Ahab becomes king of Israel (approximate date)

**Significant People**