Decades: 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC - **450s BC** - 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC

Years: 455 BC 454 BC 453 BC 452 BC 451 BC - **450 BC** - 449 BC 448 BC 447 BC 446 BC 445 BC

- Battle of Salamis - Athenians under Cimon defeat the Persian fleet.
- The Peace of Callias ends the hostilities between Athens and Persia

- Alcibiades, Athenian general and politician (approximate year)