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|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1430s 1440s 1450s – 1460s – 1470s 1480s 1490s|
|Years:||1466 1467 1468 – 1469 – 1470 1471 1472|
|1469 by topic|
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|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
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|1469 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2222|
|Bahá'í calendar||−375 – −374|
|English Regnal year||8 Edw. 4 – 9 Edw. 4|
|Chinese calendar||戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4165 or 4105
— to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4166 or 4106
|- Vikram Samvat||1525–1526|
|- Shaka Samvat||1391–1392|
|- Kali Yuga||4570–4571|
|Japanese calendar||Ōnin 3 / Bunmei 1
|Minguo calendar||443 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2012|
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- February 4 – Battle of Qarabagh in Arran (Caucasus): The Aq Qoyunlu under Uzun Hassan defeat the Timurids of Samarkand under Abu Sa'id Mirza resulting in the latter's capture and execution (by Yadgar Muhammad Mirza) and abandonment of Timurid claims on Persia.
- July 13 – King James III of Scotland marries Margaret of Denmark (age 13) at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, acquiring the Orkney and Shetland Islands from Denmark (the Kalmar Union) in lieu of dowry. Although intended as a temporary measure, they will remain perpetually under the Scottish crown.
- July 26 – Battle of Edgecote Moor in England: The House of Lancaster defeats the House of York.
- October 19 – Infante Ferdinand of Aragon marries Infanta Isabella of Castile. This event will lead to a unified Spain in 1492.
- December 3 – Lorenzo de' Medici and his brother Giuliano de' Medici succeed their father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, as de facto rulers of the Republic of Florence.
- Sigismund of Austria sells Upper-Elsass (Alsace) to Charles the Bold in exchange for aid in a war against the Swiss.
- Moctezuma I, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan, dies and is succeeded by Axayacatl.
- Marsilio Ficino completes his translation of the collected works of Plato, writes "Commentary on Plato's Symposium on Love" and starts to work on "Platonic Theology".
- February 13 – Elia Levita, Yiddish writer (d. 1549)
- March 20 – Cecily of York, English princess (d. 1507)
- May 3 – Niccolò Machiavelli, Italian historian and political author (d. 1527)
- May 31 – King Manuel I of Portugal (d. 1521)
- April 15 – Guru Nanak Dev Ji (d. 1539)
- June 20 – Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1494)
- August 26 – King Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)
- October 20 – Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of Sikhism (d. 1539)
- date unknown
- probable – Vasco da Gama, explorer (d. 1524)
- May 30 – Lope de Barrientos, a powerful bishop in Castile (b. 1389)
- August 12 – Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers (executed) (b. 1412)
- October 8 – Filippo Lippi, artist (b. 1406)
- December 2 – Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1416)
- date unknown