Events in year of 1500

  • 03-09Pedro Cabral departs with 13 ships to India
  • 04-08Battle at Novara: King Louis XII beats Duke Ludovico Sforza
  • 04-10France captures Duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
  • 04-22Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil and claims it for Portugal
  • 04-23Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)
  • 06-25Pope Alexander VI accept Treaty of Granada
  • 07-15"Blood Wedding" of Astorre Baglione and Lavinia Colonna in Perugia family Baglione massacre
  • 07-15Duke Albrecht of Saxon beats Friese rebellion
  • 08-10Diego Diaz discovers Madagascar
  • 11-25Governor De Bobadilla of Santo Domingo captures Columbus

People born in year of 1500

  • 02-24Carlos V: King of Spain (1516-56) / Holy Roman Emperor
  • 03-03Reginald Pole: English Cardinal / "heretic"
  • 04-12Joachim Camerarius [Liebhard Kammerer]: German humanist
  • 04-23Alexander Alesius [Aless / Alane]: System theologist / Physician
  • 11-01Benvenuto Cellini: Sculptor / goldsmith / author (Perseus)

People died in year of 1500

  • 04-11Michael T Marullus: Greeks poet, drowns
  • 05-29Bartholomeu Diaz de Narvaez (Novaez): Portuguese sea explorer, drowns
  • 09-12Albrecht III van Saxon-Meisen: Duke of Saxon, dies at 57

Events in year of 1501

  • 01-17Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna
  • 04-23Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral and 6 ships return to Lisbon
  • 05-20Joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands
  • 07-15Explorer Pedro Cabral back in Lisbon
  • 07-27Copernicus formally installed as canon of Frauenberg Cathedral
  • 10-13Maximilian of Austria and Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
  • 11-04Philip de Blank and Juana "la Loca" depart to Spain

People born in year of 1501

  • 01-17Leonhard Fuchs: Germany -- Botanist (History of Plants)
  • 02-24Sixtus Birck [Xystus Betulius]: German writer (Suzanna)
  • 05-06Marcellus II [Marcello Cervini]: Italy -- Humanist / Pope (1555, 22 days)
  • 09-24Girolamo Cardano: Italy -- Mathematician / Astrologer (Ars Magna-1545)

People died in year of 1501

  • 03-20Jean Carondelet: Lawyer / chancellor of Burgundy (1480-96), dies at 72
  • 05-22Robert Gaguin: French writer / diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
  • 06-17Jan I Olbracht: King of Poland
  • 09-25Dzore Drzic: Croatish poet