Events in year of 1515

  • 01-01Jews are expelled from Laibach Austria
  • 05-03Persian Gulf: Portugese fleet occupies Ormuz
  • 05-19George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to Archduke Charles
  • 07-22Anna of Bohemia (12) marries Karel van Ferdinand of Austria
  • 07-22Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland and Holy Roman Empire
  • 07-22Louis of Hungary (9) marries Maria of Bohemia and succession to Hungarian throne
  • 09-14Battle at Marignano ends in French / Venetian victory
  • 12-24Thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor

People born in year of 1515

  • 02-14Frederick III [the Pious]: Elect of the Palts
  • 03-12Caspar Othmayr: Composer
  • 03-28Theresa of Avila / Teresa de Jesus: Spanish mystic writer / Saint
  • 07-21St Philippus Nerius [Philippo Neri]: Italian Merchant / priest
  • 09-22Anna van Kleef: Queen of England / 4th Wife of Henry VIII
  • 10-04Lucas Cranach [the Younger]: German painter
  • 11-22Marie Guise: French Wife of King James V of Scotland
  • 12-22Mary of Lorraine: France -- Pro-French Regent of Scotland

People died in year of 1515

  • 01-01Louis XII: "the Justified" King of France (1498-1515), dies at 52
  • 11-05Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli: Italian painter, dies at 41
  • 12-15Alfonso de Albuquerque: Viceroy of Portuguese Indies

Events in year of 1516

  • 04-101st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
  • 08-13Kings Charles I and Francois I signs Treaty of Noyons
  • 08-24Battle at Aleppo: Turks beat Syria
  • 11-29Treaty of Freiburg: French / Swiss "eternal" peace treaty

People born in year of 1516

  • 02-18Mary I Tudor [Bloody Mary]: Greenwich -- Queen of England (1553-58)

People died in year of 1516

  • 01-23Ferdinand II: King of Aragon / Sicily, dies at 63
  • 03-13Vladislav II Jagiello: King of Bohemia (1490-1516), dies at 60
  • 07-30Johan V Nassau: Earl of Nassau-Vianden / Dietz
  • 08-09Jeroen Bosch: Painter (Garden of the Lusten), dies at 66
  • 08-21John III van Egmont [Manke John]: Viceroy of Holland, dies at 78