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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 calendar 2045
Ab urbe condita 2798
Armenian calendar 1494
Assyrian calendar 6795
Bahá'í calendar 201–202
Bengali calendar 1452
Berber calendar 2995
British Regnal year 93 Eliz. 2 – 94 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2589
Burmese calendar 1407
Byzantine calendar 7553–7554
Chinese calendar 甲子
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Coptic calendar 1761–1762
Ethiopian calendar 2037–2038
Hebrew calendar 5805–5806
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2101–2102
 - Shaka Samvat 1967–1968
 - Kali Yuga 5146–5147
Holocene calendar 12045
Iranian calendar 1423–1424
Islamic calendar 1467–1468
Japanese calendar Heisei 57
Korean calendar 4378
Minguo calendar ROC 134
Thai solar calendar 2588
Unix time 2366841600–2398377599

2045 (MMXLV) will be a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.

Predicted and scheduled events

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  • 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.
  • Based on Ray Kurzweil's ideas, Time magazine predicts humans will be immortal by this year.
  • Demographic projections "foresee the population of Egypt overtaking that of Russia by 2045," according to Niall Ferguson.
  • Two of Japan's largest cities - Tokyo and Osaka - will be connected by a direct high-speed maglev route.
  • The United Kingdom is set to overtake Germany as Europe's leading economy.

In fiction

  • In the novel 2045: A Story of Our Future, Peter Seidel portrays what the world could be like in 2045, if current trends in environmental destruction, population growth, and economic inequality continue.
  • Beginning of Corporation War in Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere
  • In South Africa white minority rule comes to an end as most of the whites are massacred in an uprising, in John Wyndham's The Outward Urge.
  • The American Dad character Klaus has a body again and a grandson.
  • The events portrayed in the movie Critters 4 take place in 2045.
  • Time in History where Command & Conquer: Tiberium Wars, the 3rd Tiberium War takes place.
  • In Macross 7, The main events of the series take place in this year.
  • Doomsday in Angels & Airwaves movie L)VE (LOVE)
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