450s

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The 450s decade ran from January 1, 450, to December 31, 459.

Events

450

By place

Roman Empire
Europe
Persia
Asia

By topic

Agriculture
Exploration and Colonization

451

By place

Roman Empire
Europe
Persia

By topic

Religion

452

By place

Roman Empire
Britannia
China

453

By place

Roman Empire
Europe
Asia

454

By place

Roman Empire
Europe

455

By place

Roman Empire
Britannia
Asia
  • Skandagupta succeeds Kumaragupta I as ruler of the Gupta Empire (India). During his reign he crushes the Hun invasion; however, the expense of the wars drains the empire's resources and contributes to its decline.
  • Gaero becomes king of the Korean kingdom of Baekje.[2]
Mesoamerica

By topic

Commerce
  • Barter economy replaces organized trade as Romans and other citizens desert their towns for the countryside, where they will be less vulnerable against barbarian raids (approximate date).
Medicine

456

By place

Roman Empire
Britannia
Asia
  • After a 10-year reign, Emperor Ankō is assassinated by the 10-year-old Mayowa no Ōkimi (prince Mayowa), in retaliation for the execution of his father. He is succeeded by his brother Yūryaku who becomes the 21st emperor of Japan.

457

By place

Roman Empire
Europe
Persia

By topic

Religion

458

By place

Roman Empire
Europe
Asia

By topic

Exploration and Colonization
Religion

459

By place

Roman Empire
Britannia
Europe
Asia