Millennium:  2nd millennium BC 

Centuries:  16th century BC · 15th century BC · 14th century BC 
Decades:  1490s BC 1480s BC 1470s BC 1460s BC 1450s BC 1440s BC 1430s BC 1420s BC 1410s BC 1400s BC 
Categories:  Births – Deaths Establishments – Disestablishments 
The fifteenth century BC was the time period from 1500 BC to 1401 BC.
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Events[edit  edit source]
 1504 BC–1492 BC — Egypt conquers Nubia and the Levant.
 1500 BC–1400 BC — The Rigveda was composed around this time.
 1500 BC–1400 BC — The Battle of the Ten Kings took place around this time.
 1500 BC  Coalescence of a number of cultural traits including undecorated pottery, megalithic burials, and milletbeanrice agriculture indicate the beginning of the Mumun Pottery Period in the Korean peninsula.
 1490s BC — Cranaus, legendary King of Athens, is deposed after a reign of 10 years by his soninlaw Amphictyon of Thessaly, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
 1487 BC — Amphictyon, son of Deucalion and Pyrrha and legendary King of Athens, dies after a reign of 10 years and is succeeded by Erichthonius I of Athens, a grandson of Cranaus.
 c. 1469 BC — In the Battle of Megiddo, Egypt defeats Canaan (Low Chronology).
 1460s BC — The Kassites overrun Babylonia and found a dynasty there which lasts for 576 years and nine months.
 1446 BC — According to Biblical literalist chronologies, Moses leads the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.
 1437 BC — Legendary King Erichthonius I of Athens dies after a reign of 50 years and is succeeded by his son Pandion I.
 Approximately 1420 BC — Crete conquered by Mycenae — start of the Mycenaean period.
 1400 BC — Palace of Minos destroyed by fire.
 1400s BC — Linear A reaches its peak of popularity.
 1400s BC — The height of the Canaanite town of Ugarit.
 Myceneans conquers Greece and border of Anatolia.
 The Tumulus culture flourishes.
Significant persons[edit  edit source]
 Hatshepsut of Egypt, female Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (1498–1483 BC)
 Thutmose III of Egypt, Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty (1479 BC–1425 BC)
 Amenhotep II, Pharaoh of Egypt, (1427 BC–1401 BC)
Inventions, discoveries, introductions[edit  edit source]
 The Shang Dynasty Chinese capital city at Ao had massive defensive walls of 20 m/65 ft in width at the base and enclosed an area of some 2100 square yards (1800 m²).
Decades and years[edit  edit source]
[[::DecadesDecades]] and [[::YearsYears]]
15th century BC
[[::17th century BC17th century BC]]
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[[::CenturiesCenturies]] and [[::MillenniaMillennia]]
Millennium  Century  

Before Christ / Before Common Era (BC/BCE)  
[[::4th millennium BC4th]]:  [[::40th century BC40th]]  [[::39th century BC39th]]  [[::38th century BC38th]]  [[::37th century BC37th]]  [[::36th century BC36th]]  [[::35th century BC35th]]  [[::34th century BC34th]]  [[::33rd century BC33rd]]  [[::32nd century BC32nd]]  [[::31st century BC31st]] 
[[::3rd millennium BC3rd]]:  [[::30th century BC30th]]  [[::29th century BC29th]]  [[::28th century BC28th]]  [[::27th century BC27th]]  [[::26th century BC26th]]  [[::25th century BC25th]]  [[::24th century BC24th]]  [[::23rd century BC23rd]]  [[::22nd century BC22nd]]  [[::21st century BC21st]] 
[[::2nd millennium BC2nd]]:  [[::20th century BC20th]]  [[::19th century BC19th]]  [[::18th century BC18th]]  [[::17th century BC17th]]  [[::16th century BC16th]]  [[::15th century BC15th]]  [[::14th century BC14th]]  [[::13th century BC13th]]  [[::12th century BC12th]]  [[::11th century BC11th]] 
[[::1st millennium BC1st]]:  [[::10th century BC10th]]  [[::9th century BC9th]]  [[::8th century BC8th]]  [[::7th century BC7th]]  [[::6th century BC6th]]  [[::5th century BC5th]]  [[::4th century BC4th]]  [[::3rd century BC3rd]]  [[::2nd century BC2nd]]  [[::1st century BC1st]] 
Anno Domini / Common Era (AD/CE)  
[[::1st millennium1st]]:  [[::1st century1st]]  [[::2nd century2nd]]  [[::3rd century3rd]]  [[::4th century4th]]  [[::5th century5th]]  [[::6th century6th]]  [[::7th century7th]]  [[::8th century8th]]  [[::9th century9th]]  [[::10th century10th]] 
[[::2nd millennium2nd]]:  [[::11th century11th]]  [[::12th century12th]]  [[::13th century13th]]  [[::14th century14th]]  [[::15th century15th]]  [[::16th century16th]]  [[::17th century17th]]  [[::18th century18th]]  [[::19th century19th]]  [[::20th century20th]] 
[[::3rd millennium3rd]]:  [[::21st century21st]]  [[::22nd century22nd]]  [[::23rd century23rd]]  [[::24th century24th]]  [[::25th century25th]]  [[::26th century26th]]  [[::27th century27th]]  [[::28th century28th]]  [[::29th century29th]]  [[::30th century30th]] 
[[::4th millennium4th]]:  [[::31st century31st]] 
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