|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1450s 1460s 1470s - 1480s - 1490s 1500s 1510s
|Years:||1477 1478 1479 - 1480 - 1481 1482 1483|
|1480 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1480[edit | edit source]
- March 6 - Treaty of Toledo - Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain recognize African conquests of Afonso of Portugal and he cedes the Canary Islands to Spain.
- July 28 - Mohamed II fails in his attempt to capture Rhodes from the Knights of Rhodes
- July 28 - An Ottoman army lands near Otranto, Italy. Pope Sixtus IV calls for a crusade to drive it away.
- October - Great stand on the Ugra river - Muscovy becomes independent from the Golden Horde.
- Ludovico Sforza becomes Regent of Milan (reigns until 1499)
- Consorts and co-rulers Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castile initiate the Spanish Inquisition (looking for heretics in converted Jews)
- Leonardo da Vinci invents the parachute.
|Gregorian calendar||1480 |
|Ab urbe condita||2233|
|Armenian calendar||929 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-364 – -363|
|Coptic calendar||1196 – 1197|
|Ethiopian calendar||1472 – 1473|
|Hebrew calendar||5240 – 5241|
|- Vikram Samvat||1535 – 1536|
|- Shaka Samvat||1402 – 1403|
|- Kali Yuga||4581 – 4582|
|Iranian calendar||858 – 859|
|Islamic calendar||884 – 885|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2140|
|Thai solar calendar||2023|
Births[edit | edit source]
- January 10 - Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (died 1530)
- February 3 - Fernão de Magalhães, portuguese navigator (died 1521)
- February 13 - Girolamo Aleandro, Italian cardinal (died 1542)
- April 10 - Philibert II (died 1504)
- April 14 - Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara (died 1519)
- June 1 - Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (died 1550)
- October - Saint Cajetan, founder of the Theatines (died 1547)
- date unknown
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- April 14 - Thomas de Spens, Scottish statesman and prelate (born c1415)
- May 19 - Jan Dlugosz, Polish historian (born 1415)
- June 6 - Vecchietta, Italian painter, sculptor and architect (born c1410)
- July 6 - Antonio Squarcialupi, Italian composer (born 1416)
- July 10 - King René I of Naples (born 1409)
- September 1 - Ulrich V (born 1413)
- date unknown
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