|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
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|Years:||1478 1479 1480 - 1481 - 1482 1483 1484|
|1481 in topic:|
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|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
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Events of 1481[edit | edit source]
- May 3 - Mehmed II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Beyazid II.
- May 21 - Christian I, King of Denmark and Norway dies and is succeeded by his son John (1481-1513).
- December 26 - Battle of Westbroek - Holland defeats troops of Utrecht.
- With the death of Duke Charles IV of Anjou, Anjou was reverted to the French crown under Louis XI of France.
- Change of Patriarch Maximus III (1476-1481) to Symeon I (1466, 1471-1474, 1481-1486).
- Fire destroyed the roof and the spires of the Cathedral of Notre Dame at Rheims.
- Famous Aztec Calendar Stone or "Sun Stone" carved.
- The Spanish Inquisition began (until 1820).
- The papal Bull Aeterni regis had granted all land south of the Canaries to Portugal.
- Axayacatl, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan dies and is succeeded by his brother Tízoc.
- September 10 - Alphonso II of Naples recaptures the city Otranto
Births[edit | edit source]
- January 15 - Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (died 1511)
- March 2 - Franz von Sickingen, German knight (died 1523)
- March 7 - Baldassare Peruzzi, Italian architect and painter (died 1537)
- July 2 - King Christian II of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (died 1559)
- date unknown
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 6 - Akhmat Khan, khan of the Great Horde
- May 3 - Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (born 1432)
- May 21 - King Christian I of Denmark and Norway (born 1426)
- August 23 - Thomas de Littleton, English judge and legal author (born c1407)
- August 28 - King Afonso V of Portugal (born 1432)
- November 19 - Anne de Mowbray (born 1472)
- date unknown
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