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|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1440s 1450s 1460s – 1470s – 1480s 1490s 1500s|
|Years:||1474 1475 1476 – 1477 – 1478 1479 1480|
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|Ab urbe condita||2230|
|English Regnal year||16 Edw. 4 – 17 Edw. 4|
— to —丁酉年十一月廿七日
|- Vikram Samvat||1533–1534|
|- Shaka Samvat||1399–1400|
|- Kali Yuga||4578–4579|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||477–478|
|Japanese calendar||Bunmei 9
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||1477 MCDLXXVII|
|Minguo calendar||435 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2020|
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- January 5 – Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. This marks the end of the Burgundian Wars.
- February 10 – Mary of Burgundy, the daughter of Charles the Bold, is forced by her disgruntled subjects to sign the Great Privilege, by which the Flemish cities recover all the local and communal rights which had been abolished by the decrees of the dukes of Burgundy, in their efforts to create in the Low Countries a centralized state.
- February 27 – The Swedish University of Uppsala is founded, becoming the first university in Sweden and all of Scandinavia.
- August 18 – Mary of Burgundy marries Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor in Ghent, bringing her Flemish and Burgundian lands into the Holy Roman Empire and detaching them from France.
- August 19 – Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor marries Mary of Burgundy,
- November 18 – William Caxton produces Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres, the first English book printed on an English printing press.
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- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola starts to study canon law at University of Bologna.
- Thomas Norton (alchemist) writes Ordinall of Alchemy.
- First printed edition of The Travels of Marco Polo.
- Russian Colonialism begins.
- January 14 – Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552)
- January 16 – Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)
- January 25 – Anne of Brittany, queen of Charles VIII of France (d. 1514)
- February 3 – Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham (d. 1521)
- March 20 – Jerome Emser, German theologian (d. 1527)
- July 4 – Johannes Aventinus, Bavarian historian and philologist (d. 1534)
- date unknown – István Báthory, Hungarian nobleman (d. 1534)
- January 2
- January 5 – Charles, Duke of Burgundy (in battle) (b. 1433)
- January 6 – Jean VIII, Count of Vendôme
- August 4 – Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours
- August 11 – Latino Orsini, cardinal (b. 1411)