Events in year of 1519

  • 05-09Austrian adel / burgerij in uprising against central government
  • 06-28King Carlos I elected Roman Catholic German Emperor Charles V
  • 07-16Public debate between Martin Luther and Theologist John Eck
  • 07-26Pizarro receives royal charter for S American west coast
  • 08-15Panama City founded
  • 09-021st Battle of Tehuacingo, San Salvador vs. Mexico
  • 09-052nd Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernan Cortes vs. Tlascala Aztecs
  • 09-20Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of world
  • 11-04Flood ravages Dutch / Friese coast
  • 11-07University of Leuven convicts teaching of Luther

People born in year of 1519

  • 02-15Pedro Menendez de Aviles: Explorer (found St. Augustine Florida)
  • 02-16Gaspard de Coligny: Huguenot leader / French Admiral
  • 03-29Carlo Caraffa: Italian Cardinal
  • 03-31Henry II: King of Germany (1547-59)
  • 04-13De Medicis: Queen consort (Henry II of France)
  • 06-12Cosmos de Medici: Art Patron (Accademia del Disegno)
  • 07-20Innocent IX [Giovanni A Facchinetti]: 230th Catholic Pope (1591)

People died in year of 1519

  • 01-12Maximilian I of Hapsburg: German kaiser
  • 05-02Leonardo Da Vinci: Artist / scientist, dies at 67
  • 06-24Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander, dies at 39
  • 09-21Hans Backofen / Backoffen: German sculptor, dies at about 49
  • 11-30Michael Wolgemut: German Painter (Weltchronik), dies at about 85

Events in year of 1520

  • 01-18Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
  • 06-06France and England sign treaty of Scotland
  • 06-30Spanish conquerors under Cortes take gold from Aztecs
  • 07-10King Charles V and King Henry VIII signs treaty of Calais
  • 10-071st public burning of books in the Netherlands, in Louvain
  • 10-15King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall
  • 10-21Ferdinand Magellen arrives at Tierra Del Fuego (Pacific Ocean)
  • 10-23King Carlos I crowned, German Emperor Charles V
  • 11-04Danish / Norwegian King Christian II crowned King of Sweden
  • 11-09Swedish King Christian II executes 600 nobles
  • 11-20Friesland hit by heavy hail storm
  • 11-28Ferdinand Magellan begins crossing Pacific Ocean
  • 12-10Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant

People born in year of 1520

  • 01-01Franciscus Balduinus [Francois Baudouin]: Lawyer
  • 08-01Sigismund II Augustus: King of Poland (1548-72)
  • 09-13William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley: English Premier

People died in year of 1520

  • 04-06Raphael [Sanzio]: Artist (Sistine Madonna), dies on his 37th birthday
  • 06-30Montezuma II [the Last Aztec Emperor]: Killed
  • 09-22Selim I: Captured Baghdad / Sultan of Turkey (1512-20), dies at 53
  • 10-28Great Worm: Fries Boer / rebel leader