Events in year of 1533

  • 03-30Henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon
  • 03-30Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 05-23King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null and void
  • 06-01Anna Boleyn crowned Queen of England
  • 06-22Ferdinand of Austria and Sultan Suleiman sign peace treaty
  • 08-29Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa
  • 11-15Francisco Pizarro arrives at Cuzco

People born in year of 1533

  • 02-14Christianus Adrichomius: Dutch priest / writer (Vita Jesu Christi)
  • 02-28Michel de Montaigne: France -- Essayist / philosopher
  • 04-08Claudio Merulo: Organist / composer
  • 06-24Robert Dudley: Earl of Leicester / English Commander-in-Chief in Netherlands
  • 09-07Elizabeth: Daughter of English King Henry VIII and Anna Boleyn
  • 09-07Queen Elizabeth I: England, United Kingdom -- (1558-1603) Daughter of Henry VIII
  • 12-13Erik XIV Wasa: King of Sweden (1560-69)

People died in year of 1533

  • 04-10Frederik I: King of Denmark / Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
  • 07-06Ludovico Ariosto: Italian Poet (Orlando Furioso), dies at 57
  • 07-26Atahualpo: Inca ruler
  • 08-29Atahualpa: Last Inca King of Peru, murdered by Spanish conquerors
  • 12-03Vasili III: Great Prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54

Events in year of 1534

  • 01-24Francois I signs classified treaty with evangelical German monarchy
  • 02-26Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as Bishop of Utrecht
  • 04-17Sir Thomas More confined in London Tower
  • 05-10French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland
  • 06-09Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St. Lawrence River
  • 06-12Turkish Admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap and plunder Naples
  • 06-29Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada
  • 07-24Jacques Cartier, lands in Canada, claims it for France
  • 08-15Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus / Jesuits
  • 08-20Turkish Admiral Chaireddin"Barbarossa" occupies Tunis
  • 10-13Alessandro Farnese elected as Pope Paul III
  • 10-18New pursuit of French protestants
  • 10-26Charles V names Joris of Egmont, Bishop of Utrecht
  • 10-30English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church - a role formerly held by the Pope
  • 11-03English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII church leader
  • 12-04Turkish Sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad
  • 12-06Quito, Ecuador founded by Spanish

People born in year of 1534

  • 04-07Jose de Anchieta: Spanish Jesuit / Missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)
  • 07-01Frederik II: King of Denmark / Norway (1559-88)
  • 07-18Zacharias Ursinus: German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)
  • 11-05Joachim Camerarius: German Botanist / Physician (horticulture catalog)
  • 12-15Lucas Osiander: Composer

People died in year of 1534

  • 04-20Elizabeth Barton [St Magd van Kent]: British prophet
  • 05-28Dirk Martens: Flemish printer / humanist, dies at about 83
  • 07-19Willem van Enkenvoirt: Cardinal / Bishop of Utrecht, dies at about 70