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This article is about the year 1477.
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1440s 1450s 1460s – 1470s – 1480s 1490s 1500s|
|Years:||1474 1475 1476 – 1477 – 1478 1479 1480|
|1477 by topic|
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|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
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|Births - Deaths|
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|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1477 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2230|
|English Regnal year||16 Edw. 4 – 17 Edw. 4|
|Chinese calendar||丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4173 or 4113
— to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4174 or 4114
|- Vikram Samvat||1533–1534|
|- Shaka Samvat||1399–1400|
|- Kali Yuga||4578–4579|
|Japanese calendar||Bunmei 9
|Minguo calendar||435 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2019–2020|
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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? – Volcano Bardarbunga erupts with a VEI of 6.
- February 11 – 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 have been abolished by the decrees of the dukes of Burgundy, in their efforts to create in the Low Countries a centralized state.
- February 27 – Uppsala University is founded, becoming the first university in Sweden and all of Scandinavia.
- August 16 – 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.
- November 18 – William Caxton produces Earl Rivers' translation into English of Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres at his press in Westminster, the first book printed in England on a printing press.
- Ivan III of Russia marches against the Novgorod Republic, marking the beginning of Russian Colonialism.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola starts to study canon law at the University of Bologna.
- Thomas Norton (alchemist) writes Ordinall of Alchemy.
- First printed edition of The Travels of Marco Polo.
- January 13 – Henry Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland (d. 1527)
- 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)
- June 22 – Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, English noble (d. 1530)
- July 4 – Johannes Aventinus, Bavarian historian and philologist (d. 1534)
- July 12 – Jacopo Sadoleto (d. 1547)
- September 1 – Bartolomeo Fanfulla, Italian mercenary (d. 1525)
- September 19 – Ferrante d'Este (d. 1540)
- September 21 – Matthäus Zell, German Lutheran pastor (d. 1548)
- 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)