1526


1526

Year 1526 (MDXXVI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1526

January - June


* January 14 - Treaty of Madrid: Peace is declared between Francis I of France and Charles V. Francis agrees to cede Burgundy to Charles, and abandons all claims to Flanders, Artois, Naples, and Milan.
* April 21 - First battle of Panipat: Babur becomes Moghul (or Mughal) emperor of India, captures Delhi, and invades northern India, beginning the Mughal Empire, which lasts until 1857.
* May 22 - Francis repudiates the Treaty of Madrid and forms the League of Cognac against Charles, including the Pope, Milan, Venice, and Florence.
* May 24 - The Transit of Venus occurs, the last one before optical filters allowed astronomers to observe them.
* June 9 - Emperor Go-Nara ascends to the throne of Japan.

July - December


* July 24 - Milan is captured by the Spanish.
* August 29 - Battle of Mohács: The Turkish army of Sultan Suleiman I defeats the Hungarian army of King Louis II, who is killed in the retreat. Suleiman takes Buda, while Archduke Ferdinand of Austria and John Zapolya, Prince of Transylvania, dispute over the succession. As a result of the battle, Dubrovnik achieves independence, although it acknowledges Turkish overlordship.

Undated

* The first official translation is made of the New Testament of the Bible into Swedish (cf. 1541).
* The first complete printed translation of the New Testament into English by William Tyndale arrives in England from Germany in the spring. It had been printed in Worms, Germany.
* Gunsmith Mastro Bartolomeo Beretta establishes the Beretta Gun Company, which is still in business today, making it one of the oldest corporations in the world.

Births


* January 1 - Saint Louis Bertrand, Spanish missionary to Latin-America, patron saint of Colombia (d. 1581)
* February 19 - Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (d. 1609)
* March 4 - Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon (d. 1596)
* April 12 - Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)
* May 21 - King Philip II of Spain (d. 1598)
* November 1 - Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, queen of John III of Sweden (d. 1583)
*"date unknown"
**Ikoma Chikamasa, daimyo in the Azuchi-Momoyama period and Edo period (d. 1603)
**Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (d. 1608)
*"probable"
**Taqi al-Din, Muslim scientist (d. 1585)
**Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire (d. 1563)

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Deaths


* January 19 - Isabella of Burgundy, queen of Christian II of Denmark (b. 1501)
* February 1 - Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester (b. 1460)
* February 23 - Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies (b. c. 1479)
* March 30 - Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
* April 21 - Ibrahim Lodi, last Sultan of Delhi (in battle)
* May 19 - Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)
* August 4 - Juan Sebastián Elcano, Spanish explorer (b. 1476)
* August 29 - King Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (in battle) (b. 1506)
* October 18 - Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón, Spanish explorer (b. 1475)
*"date unknown"
**Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad, sultan of Adal (assassinated)
**Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, founder of the Spanish colony of Nicaragua
**Conrad Grebel, co-founder of the Anabaptist movement (b. 1498)
**Ahmet Semseddin ibn-I-Kemal (Kemalpasazede), historian, Muslim judge and administrator

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