|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
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|Years:||1475 1476 1477 - 1478 - 1479 1480 1481|
|1478 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events[edit | edit source]
- January 14 - Novgorod surrenders to Ivan III, Grand Prince of Moscow.
- January 15 - Richard of Shrewsbury, aged four, is married to five-year-old Anne de Mowbray.
- February 18 - George, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.
- April 26 - The Pazzi attack Lorenzo de' Medici and kill his brother Giuliano during High Mass in the Florence Cathedral.
- November - Eskender succeeds his father Baeda Maryam as Emperor of Ethiopia at the age of six.
- December 28 - Battle of Giornico - Swiss troops defeat the Milanese.
- Lorenzo de' Medici becomes sole ruler of Florence
- Vladislav II of Bohemia makes peace with Hungary
Births[edit | edit source]
- February 7 - Thomas More, English statesman and humanist (died 1535)
- March 12 - Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1516)
- May 26 - Pope Clement VII (died 1534)
- July 22 - King Philip I of Castile (died 1506)
- August - Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Spanish historian (died 1557)
- December 6 - Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (died 1529)
- date unknown
- probable - Thomas Ashwell, English composer
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- February 18 - George Plantagenet, brother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (born 1449)
- April 26 - Giuliano di Piero de' Medici, son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (assassinated) (born 1453)
- June 12 - Ludovico II of Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua (born 1412)
- August 28 - Donato Acciaioli, Italian scholar (born 1428)
- November 8 - Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia (born 1448)
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