|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1440s 1450s 1460s - 1470s - 1480s 1490s 1500s
|Years:||1469 1470 1471 - 1472 - 1473 1474 1475|
|1472 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1472[edit | edit source]
- February 20 - Orkney and Shetland are returned by Norway to Scotland, due to a defaulted dowry payment
- Possible discovery of Bacalao (possibly Newfoundland, North America) by João Vaz Corte-Real.
- Beginning of extensive slave trade in modern Cameroon, as the Portuguese sail up the Wuori River.
- Fernão do Po claims the central-African islands Bioko and Annobón for Portugal.
- Banca Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena, the world's oldest surviving bank, is founded.
Births[edit | edit source]
- March 28 - Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (died 1517)
- April 5 - Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I (died 1510)
- December 10 - Anne de Mowbray (died 1481)
- date unknown
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- March 30 - Amadeus IX (born 1435)
- April 25 - Leone Battista Alberti, Italian artist, poet, and philosopher (born 1404)
- May 30 - Jacquetta of Luxembourg, daughter of Pierre de Luxembourg (born 1416)
- June 4 - Nezahualcoyotl, Aztec poet (born 1402)
- July 5 - Charles of Artois, French military leader (b. 1394)
- November 18 - Basilius Bessarion, titular patriarch of Constantinople (born c1403)
- date unknown - Afanasy Nikitin, Russian traveller
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