Events in year of 1517

  • 01-22Turks conquer Cairo
  • 03-16Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen
  • 04-13Osmaanse army occupies Cairo
  • 05-19Philip van Bourgondie installed as Bishop of Utrecht
  • 06-11Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
  • 07-011st burning of Protestants at stake in the Netherlands
  • 07-01Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes Cardinal
  • 07-09Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
  • 10-31Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church-Protestant Reformation

People born in year of 1517

  • 01-17Antonio Scandello: Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)
  • 01-31Gioseffo Zarlino: Composer
  • 06-29Rembert Dodoens [Rembertus Dodonaeus]: Physician / Botanist
  • 07-25Jacques Peletier [du Mans]: French poet / Scientist
  • 08-20Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle: Cardinal / Viceroy of Naples (1571-75)

People died in year of 1517

  • 04-13Tuman Bey: Last Mamelukken Sultan of Egypt, hanged
  • 09-24Frederik IV: Of Baden, Bishop of Utrecht
  • 10-02John Murmelius: Humanist / theory / school book writer, dies at about 37
  • 11-08Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros: Cardinal / Chancellor of Castilia

Events in year of 1518

  • 04-27Treaty of St. Truiden: anti-French Trapdoors / Bourgondisch covenant
  • 10-02English Cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan
  • 10-12Pontifical ambassador interrogates Martin Luther

People born in year of 1518

  • 07-27Elizabeth Talbot: Countess of Shrewsbury / builder of country houses
  • 09-29Tintoretto: Italian painter
  • 12-21Mark van Vaernewijck: Flemish nobleman / politician

People died in year of 1518

  • 08-26Giberto X: Italian mister of Correggio / husband of Veronica Gambara
  • 11-20Pierre de la Rue / Peter van Straten: Flemish composer