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This article is about the year 1452.
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1420s 1430s 1440s – 1450s – 1460s 1470s 1480s|
|Years:||1449 1450 1451 – 1452 – 1453 1454 1455|
|1452 by topic|
|Arts and science|
|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1452 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2205|
|Bahá'í calendar||−392 – −391|
|English Regnal year||30 Hen. 6 – 31 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4148 or 4088
— to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4149 or 4089
|- Vikram Samvat||1508–1509|
|- Shaka Samvat||1374–1375|
|- Kali Yuga||4553–4554|
|Japanese calendar||Hōtoku 4 / Kyōtoku 1
|Minguo calendar||460 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1995|
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- February 22 – Murder of William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas by James II of Scotland at Stirling Castle.
- March – Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor becomes the last to be crowned in Rome.
- May 31 – Revolt of Ghent: Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, officially declares war on Ghent.
- June 18 – Pope Nicholas V issues the bull Dum Diversas, legitimising the colonial slave trade.
- English troops under John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, land in Guyenne, France, and retake most of the province without a fight.
- Byzantine-Ottoman Wars – The Ottoman governor of Thessaly, Turakhan Beg, breaks through the Hexamilion wall for the fourth time and ravages the Peloponnese peninsula, to prevent the Byzantine Despotate of the Morea from assisting Constantinople during the final Ottoman siege of the imperial capital.
- A major eruption of the South Pacific volcano Kuwae in Vanuatu has a subsequent global cooling effect (the eruption released more sulfate than any other event in the past 700 years).
- Portuguese navigator Diogo de Teive discovers the islands of Corvo and Flores in the Azores.
- Battle of Bealach nam Broig, a Scottish clan battle.
- February 6 – Joana, Crown Princess of Portugal (d. 1490)
- March 10 – King Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1516)
- April 15 – Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and inventor (d. 1519)
- April 19 – King Frederick IV of Naples (d. 1504)
- July 27 – Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1508)
- September 21 – Girolamo Savonarola, Italian religious reformer and ruler of Florence (d. 1498)
- October 2 – King Richard III of England (d. 1485)
- December 10 – Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician (d. 1531)
- February 10
- February 14 – Konrad VII the White, Duke of Oleśnica
- February 22 – William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas (murdered)
- May 26 – John Stafford, Archbishop of Canterbury
- October – Nicholas Close, English bishop
- December 12 – Guillaume Huin d'Estaing, Catholic cardinal
- probable – Gemistus Pletho, philosopher
- Setton, Kenneth M. (1978), The Papacy and the Levant (1204–1571), Volume II: The Fifteenth Century, DIANE Publishing, p. 146, ISBN 0-87169-127-2