Decades: 520s BC 510s BC 500s BC 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC - **460s BC** - 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC 420s BC

473 BC 472 BC 471 BC 470 BC 469 BC **468 BC** 467 BC 466 BC 465 BC 464 BC 463 BC

- Aristides, Athenian stateman

- Sophocles, Greek playwright, defeats Aeschylus for Athenian Prize.
- Zhou zhen ding wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.