|Millennia:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC|
|Decades:||500s BC 490s BC 480s BC - 470s BC - 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC|
|Years:|| 479 BC 478 BC 477 BC 476 BC 475 BC|
474 BC 473 BC 472 BC 471 BC 470 BC
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - State leaders - Sovereign states|
Establishments - Disestablishments
Events and trendsEdit
- 479 BC — The Battle of Plataea, the Greeks defeat the Persians, ending the Persian Wars.
- 479 BC — Battle of Mycale.
- 478 BC — Establishment of the Temple of Confucius at (modern-day) Qufu.
- 477 BC — The Delian League is inaugurated.
- 476 BC — Archidamus II succeeds his grandfather Leotychides, who is banished to Tegea, as king of Sparta.
- 475 BC — Zhou Yuan Wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty.
- 474 BC — Battle of Cumae — The Syracusans under Hiero I defeat the Etruscans and end Etruscan expansion in southern Italy.
- 474 BC — Greek poet Pindar moves to Thebes.
- 473 BC — The Chinese State of Wu is annexed by the State of Yue.
- 472 BC — Carystus in Euboea is forced to join the Delian League. (approximate date)
- 472 BC — The tragedy The Persians is produced by Aeschylus.
- 471 BC — Athenian politician Themistocles is ostracized.
- August 27, 479 BC — Confucius, philosopher
- 479 BC — Mardonius — Persian commander at Plataea
- 479 BC — Ephialtes — betrayer of Greece at the Battle of Thermopylae
- 476 BC — Zhou Jing Wang / Ji Gai, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China
- 475 BC — Pythagoras of Samos, mathematician
- 475 BC — Heraclitus of Ephesus, Greek philosopher
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