Events in year of 1506

  • 04-30Philip of Bourgondy and England sign trade agreement
  • 05-19Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir
  • 05-29Earl Willem I van Nassau-Dillenburg weds countess Walburg van Egmont
  • 10-07Pope Julius II and France occupy Bologna

People born in year of 1506

  • 02-11Juliana van Stolberg: Engraver of Nassau
  • 04-07Francis Xavier: Saint / Jesuit Missionary to India, Malaya and Japan
  • 07-01Louis II: King of Hungary / Bohemia (1516-26)

People died in year of 1506

  • 05-20Christopher Columbus: Explorer, dies at 55 in poverty, Spain
  • 08-08Sesshu Toyo: Zen Monk / painter, dies at 86 in Yamaguchi, Japan

Events in year of 1507

  • 04-25Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
  • 06-05England and Netherlands sign trade agreement

People born in year of 1507

  • 01-15Johann Oporinus [Herbster]: Switzerland -- Book publisher (Koran)
  • 02-20Gentile Bellini: Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)
  • 10-19Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus [Aytta van Zwichem]: Dutch priest
  • 10-29Fernando Alvarez de Toledo: Spanish Viceroy of the Netherlands (1566-73)
  • 11-25Joost de Damhoudere: Flemish lawyer (Praxis rerum criminalium)

People died in year of 1507

  • 03-12Cesare Borgia: Cardinal / soldier / politician, killed in battle at 31
  • 08-23Jean Molinet: Burgundy Historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72