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This article is about the year 1425.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 14th century15th century16th century
Decades: 1390s  1400s  1410s  – 1420s –  1430s  1440s  1450s
Years: 1422 1423 142414251426 1427 1428
1425 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
1425 in poetry
1425 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1425
Ab urbe condita 2178
Armenian calendar 874
Assyrian calendar 6175
Bengali calendar 832
Berber calendar 2375
English Regnal year Hen. 6 – 4 Hen. 6
Buddhist calendar 1969
Burmese calendar 787
Byzantine calendar 6933–6934
Chinese calendar 甲辰(Wood Dragon)
4121 or 4061
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4122 or 4062
Coptic calendar 1141–1142
Discordian calendar 2591
Ethiopian calendar 1417–1418
Hebrew calendar 5185–5186
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1481–1482
 - Shaka Samvat 1346–1347
 - Kali Yuga 4525–4526
Holocene calendar 11425
Igbo calendar 425–426
Iranian calendar 803–804
Islamic calendar 828–829
Japanese calendar Ōei 32
Javanese calendar 1339–1341
Julian calendar 1425
Korean calendar 3758
Minguo calendar 487 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −43
Thai solar calendar 1967–1968

Year 1425 (MCDXXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


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  • Beijing, capital of China, becomes the largest city in the world, taking the lead from Nanjing (estimated date).[1]
  • By this year, paper currency in China is worth only 0.025% to 0.014% its original value in the 14th century; this and counterfeiting of copper coin currency will lead to a dramatic shift to using silver as the common medium of exchange in China.
  • Uprising by the Maltese against Don Gonsalvo Monroy, count of Malta. The insurgents repel an attempt by the Viceroy of Sicily to bring the island to order. The Maltese do not submit to Catalan-Aragonese rule until the Magna Charta Libertatis granting them their new rights is delivered to them.
  • Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi's critical history of Persia Zafar Nama is completed under the auspices of Mirza Ibrahim Sultan, grandson of Timur.