500sCenturies: 5th century - 6th century - 7th century
Events and Trends:
- The kingdom of Sweden is formed (kingdom of Svear) around lake Mälaren by King Ottar son of Angantyr.
- Kingdom of Götar and Svear joined in Sweden.
- Clovis I, king of the Franks, defeats the Visigoths at the battle of Vouille in 507, decisively forcing the Visigoths into Spain, and securing supremacy over Gaul