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|Ab urbe condita||2246|
|Balinese saka calendar||1414–1415|
|English Regnal year||8 Hen. 7 – 9 Hen. 7|
|Chinese calendar|| 壬子年 (Water Rat)|
4189 or 4129
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癸丑年 (Water Ox)
4190 or 4130
|- Vikram Samvat||1549–1550|
|- Shaka Samvat||1414–1415|
|- Kali Yuga||4593–4594|
|Japanese calendar|| Meiō 2|
|Minguo calendar||419 before ROC |
|Thai solar calendar||2035–2036|
1619 or 1238 or 466
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1620 or 1239 or 467
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Year 1493 ( MCDXCIII ) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet. Roman numerals, as used today, employ seven symbols, each with a fixed integer value, as follows:
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Charles VIII, called the Affable, was King of France from 1483 to his death in 1498, the seventh from the House of Valois. He succeeded his father Louis XI at the age of 13. His elder sister Anne of France acted as regent jointly with her husband Peter II, Duke of Bourbon until 1491 when the young king turned 21 years of age. During Anne's regency, the great lords rebelled against royal centralisation efforts in a conflict known as the Mad War (1485–1488), which resulted in a victory for the royal government.
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James IV was the King of Scotland from 11 June 1488 to his death. He assumed the throne following the death of his father, King James III, in the Battle of Sauchieburn, a rebellion in which the younger James played an indirect role. He is generally regarded as the most successful of the Stewart monarchs of Scotland, but like his father he died in battle. His reign ended in a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Flodden. He was the last monarch not only from Scotland, but from all of Great Britain, to be killed in battle.
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Year 1500 (MD) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1580 (MDLXXX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
Year 1575 (MDLXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
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Year 1532 (MDXXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1527 (MDXXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1515 (MDXV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1513 (MDXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1508 (MDVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1504 (MDIV) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1494 (MCDXCIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1450 (MCDL) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
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