1515


1515

Year 1515 (MDXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1515

January - June


* June - Persia is invaded by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire.

July - December


* September 5 - Selim captures the Persian capital of Tabriz without encountering any resistance, but is unable to hold it.

* September 13 - September 14 - Battle of Marignano: The army of Francis I of France defeats the Swiss, thanks to the timely arrival of a Venetian army. Francis restores French control of Milan.
* November 15 - Thomas Cardinal Wolsey is invested as a Cardinal.
* December 24 - Thomas Wolsey is named the English Lord Chancellor.

Undated

* The Manchester Grammar School is founded.
* Conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar founds Havana, Cuba.
* The Yadigarid Uzbeks found the Khanate of Khiva.
* Francis I of France starts to rule.
* Bartolome de Las Casas urges Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor to end Amerindian slavery and recommends the importation of blacks from Africa.Fact|date=May 2008
* First Congress of Vienna

Births


* January 4 - Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, Polish magnate (d. 1565)
* February 14 - Frederick III, Elector Palatine, ruler from the house of Wittelsbach (d.
1576)
* February 18 - Valerius Cordus, German physician (d. 1544)
* February 24 - Johann Weyer, German physician (d. 1588)
* March 28 - Saint Teresa of Ávila, Spanish Carmelite nun and poet (d. 1582)
* July 10 - Francisco de Toledo, Count of Oropesa (d. 1584)
* July 21 - Philip Neri, Italian churchman (d. 1595)
* September 8 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (d. 1585)
* September 22 - Anne of Cleves, fourth queen of Henry VIII of England (d. 1557)
* October 4 - Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (d. 1586)
* October 7 - Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães, 6th son of King Manuel I of Portugal and his wife Maria of Aragon (d. 1540)
* October 8 - Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (d. 1578)
* November 22 - Mary of Guise, queen of James V of Scotland and regent of Scotland (d. 1560)
*"date unknown"
**Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassilis, Scottish peer (d. 1558)
**Sebastian Castellio, rector of the College of Geneva (d. 1563)
**Cristóvão da Costa, Portuguese doctor and natural historian (d. 1580)
**Injong of Joseon, 12th king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (d. 1545)
**Pierre de la Ramée, French humanist scholar (d. 1572)
**Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests for Elizabeth I of England (d. 1587)
**Tomé de Sousa, first governor-general of Brazil (d. 1573)
**Thomas Watson, Catholic bishop (d. 1584)
*"probable"
**Jean Maillard, French composer
**Laurence Nowell, antiquarian (d. 1571)
**Cipriano de Rore, Flemish composer and teacher (d. 1565)
**Nicholas Throckmorton, English churchman, last abbot of Westminster (d. 1571)
**John Willock, Scottish reformer (d. 1585)

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Deaths


* January 1 - King Louis XII of France (b. 1462)
* January 15 - Diebold Schilling the Younger, Swiss chronicler
* February 6 - Aldus Manutius, Venetian printer (b. c. 1449)
* April 15 - Mikołaj Kamieniecki, Polish nobleman (szlachcic) and the first Great Hetman of the Crown (b. 1460)
* September 9 - Joseph Volotsky, prominent caesaropapist ideologist of the Russian Orthodox Church, who led the party defending monastic landownership
* October - Bartolomeo d'Alviano, Venetian general (b. 1455)
* November 5 - Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter (b. 1474)
* December 2 - Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and statesman (b. 1453)
* December 16 - Afonso de Albuquerque, Portuguese naval general (b. 1453)
*"date unknown"
** Khan Meñli I Giray of the Crimean Khanate (b. 1445)
**Pietro Lombardo, Italian Renaissance sculptor and architect (b. in Carona (Ticino)1435)
**Nezahualpilli, Aztec philosopher (b. 1464)
**Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish conquistador (b. 1466)
**Andreas Stoberl, Austrian astronomer, mathematician and theologian (b. 1465)
*"probable"
**Vincenzo Foppa, Italian Renaissance painter (b. 1430)

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