Events in year of 1525

  • 02-24Francois I caught taken / 8700 killed
  • 02-24Imperial forces defeat French in battle of Pavia
  • 05-10Church Reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague
  • 05-15German boer army surrounded / slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war
  • 05-17Battle at Zabern: Duke of Lutherans beats rebels
  • 06-09Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
  • 07-11Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius at The Hague
  • 07-19Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau
  • 09-07Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius ends in the Hague

People born in year of 1525

  • 02-03Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina: Composer
  • 09-11Johan Georg: Elector of Brandenburg (1571-91)

People died in year of 1525

  • 04-03Giovanni Rucellai: Italian Poet (Le Api), dies at 49
  • 05-05Frederik III [the Wise]: Ruler of Saxon (1486-1525), dies at 62
  • 09-15John Pistorius: Church reformer, burned at the stake
  • 09-25Johannes Pistorius [Bakker]: RC pastor / church reformer, burned at 26
  • 10-20Joannes Custos: S Netherlands humanist, dies at about 50
  • 12-30Jacob Fugger: German banker / merchant, dies at 66

Events in year of 1526

  • 01-14Charles V and Francis I sign Treaty of Madrid
  • 01-14Francis I forced to give up claims in Burgundy, Italy and Flanders
  • 02-08Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die
  • 02-27Saxony and Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
  • 03-10Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal
  • 03-17French King Francois I freed from Spain
  • 03-26King Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France
  • 04-21Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi
  • 04-221st slave revolt occurs in South Carolina
  • 04-27Mogol King Babur beats Sultan of Delhi
  • 05-02German evangelical monarchy joins Schmalkaldische League
  • 05-22Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence and Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
  • 06-01Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
  • 11-09Jews are expelled from Pressburg Hungary by Maria of Hapsburg
  • 12-17Ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia
  • 12-17Pope Clemens VII publishes degree Cum ad zero - forms Inquisition

People born in year of 1526

  • 06-12Marc-Antoine de Muret: Composer
  • 07-10Philip III van Croij: Duke of Aarschot / Earl of Porcien
  • 08-20Peter Opmeer: Church historian / humanist (Historia Martyrum)

People died in year of 1526

  • 08-29Louis II: King of Hungary / Bohemia, dies in accident at 20