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1473 (MCDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. It was the 473rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 15th century and the 4th year of the 1470s decade.
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1440s 1450s 1460s – 1470s – 1480s 1490s 1500s|
|Years:||1470 1471 1472 – 1473 – 1474 1475 1476|
- February 12 - The first complete edition of Avicenna's The Canon of Medicine (in Latin translation) is published in Milan.
- August 11 - Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed II defeats the White Sheep Turkmens led by Uzun Hasan at Otlukbeli.
- Axayacatl, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan, in present-day Mexico, invades the territory of the neighbouring Aztec city of Tlatelolco. The ruler of Tlatelolco is killed and replaced by a military governor, and it loses its independence in the process.
- The city walls of Celje, Slovenia, are built.
- Marsilio Ficino becomes a priest.
- Nicolo Marcello becomes Doge of Venice.
- February 19 – Nicolaus Copernicus, astronomer and mathematician (d. 1543)
- March 16 – Henry IV, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)
- March 17 – King James IV of Scotland (d. 1513)
- August 14 – Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury (d. 1541)
- August 17 – Richard, Duke of York, one of the Princes in the Tower (d. 1483)
- September 24 – Georg von Frundsberg, German Knight and landowner (d. 1528)
- October 26 – Friedrich of Saxony (d. 1510)
- date unknown – Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Tudor politician (d. 1555)
- Jean Lemaire de Belges, Walloon poet and historian (d. 1525)
- Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, only son of Richard III of England (d. 1484)
- January 24 – Conrad Paumann, German composer (b. c. 1410)
- February 23 – Arnold, Duke of Gelderland (b. 1410)
- April – Alessandro Sforza, condottiero
- May 8 – John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)
- July 10 – James II of Cyprus (b. c. 1440)
- December 24 – John Cantius, Polish scholar and theologian (b. 1390)
- date unknown
- Jean Jouffroy, French prelate and diplomat (b. c. 1412)
- Hosokawa Katsumoto, Japanese nobleman (b. 1430)
- Nicholas I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1448)
- Yamana Sōzen, Japanese daimyo and monk (b. 1404)
- probable – Patriarch Gennadios II of Constantinople (b. c. 1400)