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1453 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1453
MCDLIII
Ab urbe condita 2206
Armenian calendar 902
ԹՎ ՋԲ
Chinese calendar 壬申 – 癸酉
dispute: 4089 – 4090
or 4149 – 4150
Ethiopian calendar 1445 – 1446
Hebrew calendar 5213 – 5214
Hindu calendars
- Vikram Samvat 1508 – 1509
- Shaka Samvat 1375 – 1376
- Kali Yuga 4554 – 4555
Iranian calendar 831 – 832
Islamic calendar 857 – 858
Thai solar calendar 1996

Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... // Events February 3 - Murad II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Mehmed II. April 11 - Celje acquires market-town status and town rights by orders from the Celje count Frederic II. June 30 - French troops under the Comte de Dunois invade Guyenne and capture... Events October - English troops under John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, land in Guyenne, France, and retake most of the province without a fight. ... Events February 4 - In the Thirteen Years War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederacy sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master. ... ... no changes . ... // Events July 7 - Joan of Arc acquitted (but she had already been executed). ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Categories: 1420s ... Events and Trends A map of Europe in the 1430s. ... Events and Trends Categories: 1440s ... Events and Trends Fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s - 1460s - 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s Years: 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 1468 1469 Events and Trends Sonni Ali, first Songhai king, conquers many of his African neighbors. ... Events and Trends battle of Avenches 1476 Prominent Persons Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer and mathematician A map of Europe in the 1470s. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s - 1480s - 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s Years: 1480 1481 1482 1483 1484 1485 1486 1487 1488 1489 Events and Trends Categories: 1480s ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... See also: 1440s in architecture, other events of 1450s, 1460s in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... 1452 state leaders - Events of 1453 - 1454 state leaders - State leaders by year Americas Aztec Empire - Moctezuma I, Aztec Emperor (1440-1469) Inca Empire - Pachacuti, Inca Emperor (1438-1471) Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Jingtai, Emperor of China (1449-1457) Japan Monarch - Go-Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (1428-1464) Shogun (Ashikaga... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters ԹՎ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhī) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhī). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoṭaṭer) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwīm al-hijrī; Persian: تقویم هجری قمری Gāhshomāri-ye Hejri; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ...

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April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Mehmed II (also known as el-Fatih (الفاتح), the Conqueror, in Ottoman Turkish, or, in modern Turkish, Fatih Sultan Mehmet) (March 30, 1432 – May 3, 1481) (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثانى Meḥmed-i sānÄ«) was first the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to 1446, and later... Map of Constantinople. ... The location of Istanbul Province Maiden Tower and Historical Peninsula of Istanbul Istanbul (Turkish: Ä°stanbul) (the former Constantinople, Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολις) is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Combatants Byzantine Empire Ottoman Empire Commanders Constantine XI† Loukas Notaras Mehmed II Strength <10,000 >80,000[1] Casualties Unknown Unknown The Fall of Constantinople was the conquest of the Byzantine capital by the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Mehmed II, on Tuesday, May 29, 1453. ... Map of Constantinople. ... Motto: دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem: Ottoman imperial anthem At the height of its power (1683) Capital Söğüt (1299-1326) Bursa (1326-1365) Edirne (1365-1453) Constantinople (Istanbul) (1453-1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–1922 Mehmed VI... For information on the racehorse, see Sultan (horse) Sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. ... Mehmed II (also known as el-Fatih (الفاتح), the Conqueror, in Ottoman Turkish, or, in modern Turkish, Fatih Sultan Mehmet) (March 30, 1432 – May 3, 1481) (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثانى Meḥmed-i sānÄ«) was first the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to 1446, and later... A conquest is the act of conquering a foreign land, usually for its assimilation into a larger federation or empire. ... What Up. ... Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered around its capital in Constantinople. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... Raphael was famous for depicting illustrious figures of the Classical past with the features of his Renaissance contemporaries. ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... Combatants England France Brittany Commanders John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury† Jean Bureau Strength 4,000-6,000 8,000 - 13,000 Casualties 4,000 mainly wounded or captured 100 dead or wounded The Battle of Castillon was the last battle fought between the French, the Bretons and the English... Jean Bureau (died July 5, 1463) was Charles VII s master of artillery during the final years of the Hundred Years War. ... The English are an ethnic group or nation primarily associated with England and the English language. ... John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (1384/90 – 17 July 1453) was an important English military commander during the Hundred Years War. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... New city flag (traditional tri-crescent) City coat of arms Motto: The fleur-de-lis alone rules over the moon, the waves, the castle, and the lion Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région Aquitaine Département Gironde (33) Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux Mayor... Combatants England Burgundy Brittany Portugal Navarre Flanders Hainault Aquitaine Luxembourg France Castile Scotland Genoa Majorca Bohemia Aragon The Hundred Years War was a conflict between England and France, lasting 116 years from 1337 to 1453. ... Location within France The Burghers of Calais, by Rodin, with Calais Hotel de Ville behind J.M.W. Turner: Calais Pier Calais (Dutch: ) is a town in northern France, located at 50°57N 1°52E. It is in the département of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is a... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... The printing press is a mechanical device for printing many copies of a text on rectangular sheets of paper. ...

Births

September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Don Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Prince of Maratra, also known simply as Gonzalo de Córdoba (September 1, 1453 – December 2, 1515), was a Spanish general and statesman. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward of Westminster (October 13, 1453 – May 4, 1471) was the only Prince of Wales ever to die in battle. ... This article is about the year 1471, not the BT caller ID service accessible by dialling 1-4-7-1. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacob Obrecht Jacob Obrecht (November 22, 1458 – late July, 1505) was a Dutch composer of the Renaissance. ... 1505 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Afonso de Albuquerque Afonso de Albuquerque, Afonso dAlbuquerque or Alfonso de Albuquerque (1453 - December 16, 1515) was a noted Portuguese naval general whose activities helped establish the Portuguese colonial empire in India. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Deaths


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Fall of Constantinople, 1453 (5206 words)
The ships arrived in the city on January 29, 1453, Giustiniani was promptly appointed by the Emperor head of the defence.
At the beginning of 1453 the Sultan's army began massing on the plain of Adrianople.
It is said that, as he rode through the streets of the former capital of the Christian Roman Empire, the city of Constantine, moved to tears he murmured: "What a city we have given over to plunder and destruction".
SECURITY COUNCIL ENDORSES 22 DECEMBER KABUL DECLARATION, UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTING RESOLUTION 1453 (2002) (403 words)
The Security Council, reaffirming it strong commitment to assist the Transitional Administration in Afghanistan, this morning welcomed and endorsed the Kabul Declaration on Good-Neighbourly Relations, signed by the Afghan Government and six neighbouring States on 22 December.
Through the unanimous adoption of resolution 1453 (2002), the Council called on all States to respect the Declaration and to support the implementation of its provisions.  The Kabul Declaration (document S/2002/1416) was signed by the neighbouring States of China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
The Declaration expresses the determination that the Afghan people should enjoy security, stability, prosperity, territorial integrity, democracy and human rights after so many years of conflict, suffering and deprivation.  The States listed above are also united in their desire for peace and stability in the region.
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