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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2010s  2020s  2030s  – 2040s –  2050s  2060s  2070s
Years: 2044 2045 204620472048 2049 2050
2047 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2047
Ab urbe condita 2800
Armenian calendar 1496
Assyrian calendar 6797
Bahá'í calendar 203–204
Balinese saka calendar 1968–1969
Bengali calendar 1454
Berber calendar 2997
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2591
Burmese calendar 1409
Byzantine calendar 7555–7556
Chinese calendar 丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4743 or 4683
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4744 or 4684
Coptic calendar 1763–1764
Discordian calendar 3213
Ethiopian calendar 2039–2040
Hebrew calendar 5807–5808
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2103–2104
 - Shaka Samvat 1968–1969
 - Kali Yuga 5147–5148
Holocene calendar 12047
Igbo calendar 1047–1048
Iranian calendar 1425–1426
Islamic calendar 1469–1470
Japanese calendar Reiwa 29
Javanese calendar 1981–1982
Juche calendar 136
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4380
Minguo calendar ROC 136
Nanakshahi calendar 579
Thai solar calendar 2590
Tibetan calendar 阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
2173 or 1792 or 1020
    — to —
(female Fire-Rabbit)
2174 or 1793 or 1021
Unix time 2429913600 – 2461449599

2047 (MMXLVII) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2047th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 47th year of the 3rd millennium, the 47th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2040s decade.

Predicted and scheduled events


  • July – A METI message called Teen Age Message sent from the 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar will arrive at its destination, 47 UMa star.
  • July 1 – The present "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong may end, as it was guaranteed for 50 years starting from July 1, 1997, provided under the Hong Kong Basic Law. The agreement was raised by Deng Xiaoping to deal with Hong Kong's reunification with the People's Republic of China in 1997, and stipulated in the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984. What will be done is not stated in any document.


  • December 31 – After this date, works published between January 1, 1978 and December 31, 2002 have the possibility of entering the public domain in the United States. U.S. Copyright law specifically prohibits any work created during that period from automatically entering the public domain before this date.

In fiction

  • In the Command and Conquer universe, the Third Tiberium War is started when the Brotherhood of Nod destroys the Global Defense Initiative's orbital command centre, the Philadelphia, using a nuclear missile.
  • In the Star Trek universe the city of Los Angeles is struck by the Hermosa Earthquake causing parts of the city to fall into the sea.
  • In Event Horizon (film), a search-and-rescue team is sent to a decaying space ship orbiting Neptune where an unimaginable horror awaits them.
  • The English localization of Snatcher for the Sega CD, an adventure game originally released in Japan for various platforms, moved the setting from 2042 to 2047.
  • In the SimCity video game, floodings hit Rio de Janeiro due to global warming.
  • A Balkanized India enters a water war in the Postcyberpunk Hugo award-winning novel, River of Gods by Ian McDonald
  • Voices of a Distant Star, a Japanese anime, is set in 2047.
  • Crysis 3 is set in this year, where an enormous dome is placed over New York City to stop the expansion of the Ceph. Inside, the abandoned city is overrun with vegetation and the alien invaders. The game's protagonist, Alcatraz, has remained in the city ever since the end of Crysis 2

See also

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