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2045 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2045
MMXLV
Ab urbe condita 2798
Armenian calendar 1494
ԹՎ ՌՆՂԴ
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
(4681/4741)
— to —
乙丑
(4682/4742)
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
(平成57年)
Korean calendar 4378
Minguo calendar ROC 134
民國134年
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[change | change source]

Date unknown[change | change source]

  • 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.[1]
  • Based on Ray Kurzweil's ideas, Time magazine predicts humans will be immortal by this year.[2]
  • Demographic projections "foresee the population of Egypt overtaking that of Russia by 2045," according to Niall Ferguson.[3]
  • Two of Japan's largest cities - Tokyo and Osaka - will be connected by a direct high-speed maglev route.[4]
  • The United Kingdom is set to overtake Germany as Europe's leading economy.[5]


In fiction[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lamb, Gregory M. (2005-12-10). "Progress at light speed: Ray Kurzweil". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/discoveries/2005-10-12-kurzweil-interview_x.htm. Retrieved 2008-01-28.
  2. "2045: The year man becomes immortal, published on 10 February 2011.
  3. "The Year the World Really Changed," Newsweek, November 16, 2009
  4. http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/may2011/2011-05-30-01.html
  5. "The N-11: More Than an Acronym" - Goldman Sachs study of N11 nations, Global Economics Paper No: 153, March 28, 2007.