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

Events in year of 1527

  • 02-24Ferdinand of Austria crowned as King of Bohemia
  • 03-16Battle at Khanua: Mogol Emperor Babur beats Rajputen
  • 04-30England and France sign treaty of Westminster
  • 05-06Spanish and German Imperial troops sack Rome; ending Renaissance
  • 05-16Florence becomes a Republic
  • 05-30University of Marburg (Germany) founded
  • 06-24Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions
  • 11-03Ferdinand of Austria / Bohemia chosen as King of Hungary
  • 11-15Treaty of Beautiful garden (Emperor-Ecclesiastical goods)
  • 11-26Pope Clemens VII signs treaty with Emperor Karel I
  • 12-06Pope Clemens VII fleas to Orvieto
  • 12-12Composer Adrian Willaert moves from Milan to Venice

People born in year of 1527

  • 03-21Hermann Finck: Composer
  • 05-08Johann Walter: Composer
  • 05-21Philip II: King of Spain (1556-98) and Portugal (1580-98)
  • 07-13John Dee: London, England -- Alchemist / Astrologer / mathematician
  • 07-31Maximilian II: German King / Emperor (1564-76)
  • 09-21Matthaus Ludecus: Composer
  • 11-18Luca Cambiaso: Italian painter / sculptor

People died in year of 1527

  • 05-06Karel van Bourbon: Military Governor (Lombardije), dies at 37
  • 06-22Machiavelli: Writer
  • 11-20Wendelmoet "Weyntjen" Claesdochter: 1st Dutch woman burned as heretic