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

Events in year of 1508

  • 02-04Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned
  • 02-06Maximilian I crowned Holy Roman Emperor
  • 10-29Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre
  • 12-10League of the Kingdom signed (covenant against Venice)

People born in year of 1508

  • 11-30Andrea Palladio [Andrea di Pietro della Gondola]: Architect
  • 12-08Gemma Frisius [Jemme Reinersz]: Frisian geographer / astronomer

People died in year of 1508

  • 05-27Ludovico Sforza [il Moro]: Italian Duke of Milan, dies at 55
  • 08-16Henry van Stolberg and Wernigerode: German Viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41