Decades: 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC - **460s BC** - 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC

Years: 470 BC 469 BC 468 BC 467 BC 466 BC - **465 BC** - 464 BC 463 BC 462 BC 461 BC 460 BC

- King Xerxes I of the Persian Empire is murdered by Artabanus the Hyrcanian. He is succeeded by Artaxerxes I, possibly with Artabanus acting as Regent.
- Thasos revolts from the Delian League.