Events in year of 1523

  • 01-29Sermon of Constanz: Zwingli defends 67 Schlussreden
  • 05-01Danish King Christian III arrives in Veere
  • 06-06Gustavus I becomes King of Sweden (Swedish National Day)
  • 06-12Frisian rebel leader Jancko Douwama arrested
  • 09-19Emperor Charles I and England sign anti-French covenant
  • 10-27English troops occupy Montalidier France
  • 11-30Amsterdam bans assembly of heretics

People born in year of 1523

  • 02-20Jan Blahoslav: Czechoslovakia -- Humanist / Bishop (Bohemian brothers)
  • 09-11Pierre de Ronsard: Poet
  • 11-11Joachim Hopperus [Hoppers]: Frisian lawyer / politician
  • 12-22Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon: Archbishop Rouen

People died in year of 1523

  • 05-07Franz von Sickingen: German knight / protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42
  • 07-01Hendrik Voes: Flemish priest / church reformer, burned at stake
  • 07-01John of Esschen: Flemish priest / church reformer, burned at stake
  • 08-29Ulrich von Hutten: German Poet / humanist / patriot, dies at 35
  • 09-14Adrian VI [Adriaan F Bieyens]: Only Dutch Pope (1522-23), dies at 64

Events in year of 1524

  • 03-19Giovanni de Varrazano of France sights land around area of Carolinas
  • 04-17Giovanni Verrazano, a florentine navigator, discovers New York Bay
  • 04-19Pope Clemens VII fires Netherlands Inquisitor-General French Van de Holly
  • 04-24Duke of Bourbon drives Admiral Bonnivet out of Milan
  • 05-20Duke of Albany leaves Scotland
  • 06-27Earl Henry III of Nassau weds Mencia de Medoza, 16-years old marquess
  • 06-28Duke van Bourbon occupies Province
  • 07-15Emperor Karel I bans German national synode
  • 07-26James I (12) becomes King of Scotland
  • 10-26Spanish troops give Milan to France
  • 12-12Pope Clement VII approves Organization of Jewish Community of Rome

People born in year of 1524

  • 02-15Charles de Guise: Archbishop / Cardinal of Reims
  • 08-23Francois Hotman / Hotomanus: French lawyer / diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)

People died in year of 1524

  • 01-05Marko Marulic / Marulus / Splichanin / Pecinich: Croatian poet, dies at 73
  • 04-07Philip of Burgundy: Bishop of Utrecht
  • 05-21Thomas Howard 2nd Duke of Norfolk: General / Premier, dies at about 80
  • 10-15Joachim Patinir: Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
  • 12-24Vasco da Gama: Portuguese explorer / Viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55