|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1420s 1430s 1440s - 1450s - 1460s 1470s 1480s
|Years:||1450 1451 1452 - 1453 - 1454 1455 1456|
|1453 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1453Edit
- April 2 - May 29 Siege and Fall of Constantinople (now Istanbul) to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror, marking the end of the Byzantine Empire.
- July 17 - Battle of Castillon. The French under Jean Bureau defeat the English under the Earl of Shrewsbury, who is killed.
- October 19 - The Hundred Years' War comes to a close, with the French recapture of Bordeaux leaving the English retaining only Calais on French soil.
- Johann Gutenberg invents the movable type printing press.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1453 |
|Ab urbe condita||2206|
|Armenian calendar|| 902 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-391 – -390|
|Coptic calendar||1169 – 1170|
|Ethiopian calendar||1445 – 1446|
|Hebrew calendar||5213 – 5214|
|- Vikram Samvat||1508 – 1509|
|- Shaka Samvat||1375 – 1376|
|- Kali Yuga||4554 – 4555|
|Iranian calendar||831 – 832|
|Islamic calendar||856 – 857|
|Japanese calendar|| Kyōtoku
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2113|
|Thai solar calendar||1996|
- September 1 - Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and statesman (d. 1515)
- October 13 - Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (died 1471)
- November 22 - Jacob Obrecht, Flemish composer (died 1505)
- February 28 - Isabella (born 1400)
- May 29 - Constantine XI, last Byzantine Emperor, Giovanni Giustiniani, Italian captain, Lucas Notaras, last Megas Doux of the Byzantine Empire, Ecumenical Patriarch Athanasius II of Constantinople (all killed in, or shortly after, the siege of Constantinople)
- June 2 - Alvaro de Luna, Constable of Castile
- July 17 - John Talbot, English military leader
- July 20 - Enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
- December 24 - John Dunstaple, English composer (born 1390)
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People of the year 1453 at Familypedia
12 people were born in 1453
12 children were born to the 7 women born in 1453
11 people died in 1453
717 people lived in 1453
Events of the year 1453 at FamilypediaEdit
9 people were married in 1453.
There were 1 military battles in 1453.
|Battle of Castillon||8 July 1453|