1440s BC

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Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
Centuries: 16th century BC15th century BC14th century BC
Decades: 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC1440s BC1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC
Years: 1449 BC 1448 BC 1447 BC 1446 BC 1445 BC 1444 BC 1443 BC 1442 BC 1441 BC 1440 BC
1440s BC-related

The 1440s BC is a decade which lasted from 1449 BC to 1440 BC.

Events and trends[edit]

Significant people[edit]

  • 1449 BC: Fíachu Labrainne, High King of Ireland, dies killed by his successor Eochu Mumu
  • 1446 BC: Moses leads Hebrew people out of Egypt


  1. ^ Kitchen, Kenneth A. (1999). "Ramesses II, Royal Inscriptions". Ramesside Inscriptions, Translated & Annotated Notes and Comments. Volume II. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishers. pp. 104–105. 
  2. ^ Petrovich, Douglas (18 May 2011). "Amenhotep II and the Historicity of the Exodus Pharaoh". biblearchaeology.org.