Events in year of 1512

  • 02-05French troops under Gaston de Foix rescues Bologna
  • 02-16Battle at Valeggio: French troops beat Venetianen
  • 02-19French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia
  • 04-11Battle at Ravenna: France under Gaston de Foix beat Spanish Army
  • 05-035th Lateran Council (18th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
  • 08-10Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France

People born in year of 1512

  • 03-05Gerardus Mercator: Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer / mapmaker
  • 04-10James I: King of Scotland (1513-42)

People died in year of 1512

  • 02-22Amerigo Vespucci: Italian explorer (America), dies at 60
  • 04-03Richard Pafraet: Dutch printer
  • 04-11Gaston de Foix: French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle
  • 05-26Bajezid II: Governor of Amasja / 8th Sultan of Turkey
  • 08-02Alessandro Achillini: Italian Physician / philosopher, dies at 48
  • 10-15Antoon Keldermans: Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72
  • 11-16Gerbrand Mockema: Fries rebel, beheaded
  • 11-16Jemme Herjuwsma: Fries rebel, beheaded
  • 11-17Kempo Roeper: Frisian rebel, quartered

Events in year of 1513

  • 01-20Christian II succeeds Johan I as Danish / Norwegian King
  • 03-27Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
  • 04-08Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain
  • 06-06Battle at Novara: Habsburgers vs. Valois
  • 08-16Battle at Eguinegatte / Guinegate: Maximilian and Henry III beat France
  • 09-09Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland
  • 09-23King Henry III and Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik

People born in year of 1513

  • 02-14Domenico Maria Ferrabosco: Italian composer
  • 07-09John van Hembyze: Flemish calvinist
  • 07-20Gaspar Schetz: Dutch Treasurer General
  • 10-29Jacques Amyot: French humanist / translator / abbot of Bellozanne

People died in year of 1513

  • 02-08Alonso de Ojeda: Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire)
  • 02-21Julius II [Giuliano dellea Rovere]: Pope (1503-13), dies at 69
  • 09-09James IV: King of Scotland (1488-1513), dies in battle at 40
  • 12-25Johannes Amerbach: Swiss publisher / printer, dies at about 70