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|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1410s 1420s 1430s – 1440s – 1450s 1460s 1470s|
|Years:||1445 1446 1447 – 1448 – 1449 1450 1451|
|1448 by topic|
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|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
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|1448 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2201|
|English Regnal year||26 Hen. 6 – 27 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4144 or 4084
— to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4145 or 4085
|- Vikram Samvat||1504–1505|
|- Shaka Samvat||1370–1371|
|- Kali Yuga||4549–4550|
|Japanese calendar||Bun'an 5
|Minguo calendar||464 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1990–1991|
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- January 6 – Christopher of Bavaria, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden dies with no designated heir, leaving all three kingdoms with vacant thrones. Brothers Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna and Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna are selected to serve as co-regents of Sweden.
- August 14 – Battle of Oronichea results in Albanian victory: Peace between Albania and Venice is established on October 4.
- June 20 – The Regency period of Sweden ends with the election of Karl Knutsson Bonde as King Charles VIII of Sweden.
- June 28 – Charles VIII of Sweden is publicly hailed as king at Mora Stones and is crowned in Uppsala Cathedral the following day.
- September 28 – Christian of Oldenburg, betrothed to Queen Dowager Dorothea of Brandenburg, becomes King Christian I of Denmark.
- October 17 – Battle of Kosovo: Hungarian forces under John Hunyadi are defeated by the Turks due to Ottoman superiority
- Queens' College, Cambridge is founded by Margaret of Anjou.
- The Vatican Library is founded by Pope Nicholas V.
- Vlad III the Impaler becomes reigning Prince of Wallachia for two months before being deposed by Vladislav II.
- After a long episode of drought, flood, locust infestation, and famine in Ming Dynasty China since the year 1434, these natural afflictions finally wane and agriculture and commerce return to a state of normality.
- February 14 – Nannina de' Medici, member of de' Medici family (d. 1493)
- March 20 – Marie of Savoy, Countess of Saint-Pol, Luxembourgian noble (d. 1475)
- July 14 – Philip, Elector Palatine (d. 1508)
- September 7 – Henry, Count of Württemberg-Montbéliard (1473–1482) (d. 1519)
- October 31 – Władysław II of Płock, Polish noble (d. 1462)
- November 4 – King Alphonso II of Naples (d. 1495)
- December 12 – John Talbot, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury, English Earl (d. 1473)
- date unknown
- January 6 – Christopher of Bavaria, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (b. 1418)
- September 23 – Adolph I, Duke of Cleves (b. 1373)
- October – Carlo II Tocco, ruler of Epirus
- October 12 – Zhu Quan, Prince of Ning, Chinese military commander, historian and playwright (b. 1378)
- October 31 – John VIII Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1390)