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2045 (MMXLV) will be a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2045th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 45th year of the 3rd millennium, the 45th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2040s decade.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2010s  2020s  2030s  – 2040s –  2050s  2060s  2070s
Years: 2042 2043 204420452046 2047 2048
2045 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2045
Ab urbe condita2798
Armenian calendar1494
Assyrian calendar6795
Bahá'í calendar201–202
Balinese saka calendar1966–1967
Bengali calendar1452
Berber calendar2995
British Regnal yearN/A
Buddhist calendar2589
Burmese calendar1407
Byzantine calendar7553–7554
Chinese calendar甲子(Wood Rat)
4741 or 4681
    — to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
4742 or 4682
Coptic calendar1761–1762
Discordian calendar3211
Ethiopian calendar2037–2038
Hebrew calendar5805–5806
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2101–2102
 - Shaka Samvat1966–1967
 - Kali Yuga5145–5146
Holocene calendar12045
Igbo calendar1045–1046
Iranian calendar1423–1424
Islamic calendar1467–1468
Japanese calendarReiwa 27
Javanese calendar1979–1980
Juche calendar134
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4378
Minguo calendarROC 134
Nanakshahi calendar577
Thai solar calendar2588
Tibetan calendar阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
2171 or 1790 or 1018
    — to —
(female Wood-Ox)
2172 or 1791 or 1019
Unix time2366841600 – 2398377599

Predicted and scheduled events


Date unknown

  • Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts a technological singularity for 2045, i.e. a runaway cycle of self-improvement by intelligent machines, resulting in explosive technological development.[1]
  • Based on Ray Kurzweil's ideas, Time magazine predicts humans will be immortal by this year.[2]
  • Demographic projections "foresee the population of Egypt overtaking that of Russia by 2045," according to Niall Ferguson.[3]
  • Two of Japan's largest cities - Tokyo and Osaka - will be connected by a direct high-speed maglev route.[4]
  • The United Kingdom is set to overtake Germany as Europe's leading economy.[5]

In fiction



  1. Lamb, Gregory M. (2005-12-10). "Progress at light speed: Ray Kurzweil". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-01-28.
  2. "2045: The year man becomes immortal Archived 2012-09-12 at the Wayback Machine, published on 10 February 2011.
  3. "The Year the World Really Changed," Newsweek, November 16, 2009
  4. "Environment News Service (ENS)". Archived from the original on 2011-11-19. Retrieved 2011-12-04.
  5. "The N-11: More Than an Acronym" Archived 2008-09-11 at the Wayback Machine - Goldman Sachs study of N11 nations, Global Economics Paper No: 153, March 28, 2007.