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This article is about the year 1482.
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1450s 1460s 1470s – 1480s – 1490s 1500s 1510s|
|Years:||1479 1480 1481 – 1482 – 1483 1484 1485|
|1482 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|
|1482 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2235|
|Bahá'í calendar||−362 – −361|
|English Regnal year||21 Edw. 4 – 22 Edw. 4|
|Chinese calendar||辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
4178 or 4118
— to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4179 or 4119
|- Vikram Samvat||1538–1539|
|- Shaka Samvat||1404–1405|
|- Kali Yuga||4583–4584|
|Japanese calendar||Bunmei 14
|Minguo calendar||430 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2025|
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- March 27 – Death of Mary of Burgundy triggers the first of the Flemish revolts against Maximilian of Austria.
- August 1 – Anglo-Scottish Wars: Richard, Duke of Gloucester invades Scotland and captures Edinburgh.
- August 24 – Capture of Berwick: Scots surrender the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed to Richard, ending his campaign.
- The Portuguese erect the Fort of Sao Jorge de Mina (Fort Elmina) near the mouth of the River Benya on the Gold Coast.
- Tizoc rules the Aztecs.
- Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo.
- Ivan III renounces the Mongol Khanate rule over Russia.
- Johann Reuchlin visits Florence and meets Marsilio Ficino.
- Johannes Trithemius becomes a novice at the abbey of St. Martin at Sponheim in the diocese of Mainz.
- First printed edition of Euclid's Elements, in Latin translation.
- Schreierstoren is erected in Amsterdam, where Henry Hudson set sail on April 4, 1609 on the vessel Halve Maen to bring him to the harbor of New York and the Hudson River.
- March 7 – Fray Thomas de San Martín, scholar (d. 1555)
- April – Georg Tannstetter, Austrian humanist (d. 1535)
- June 29 – Maria of Aragon, Queen of Manuel I of Portugal, daughter of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile (d. 1517)
- date unknown
- March 27 – Mary of Burgundy, daughter of Charles the Bold and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1457)
- May 10 – Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Italian mathematician and astronomer (b. 1397)
- August 25 – Margaret of Anjou, queen of Henry VI of England (b. 1429)
- September 10 – Federico da Montefeltro, Italian mercenary (b. 1422)
- September 17 – William III, Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1430)
- September 22 – Philibert I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1465)
- date unknown – Hugo van der Goes, Flemish artist (b. c. 1440)
- 1482 was a hard year that was full of glitches, as said by the Doctor.
- Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame takes place in this year.