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1507

Year 1507 (MDVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Contents

January–June

  • April 25 – Martin Waldseemüller publishes his Cosmographiae Introductio ("Introduction to Universal Cosmography") and accompanying wall map, the first to show the Americas as a separate continent, naming them in honour of Amerigo Vespucci, his friend and idol.
  • July–December

  • July 4 – Martin Luther is ordained a priest of the Catholic Church.
  • August 20 – Guru Nanak Dev becomes the first guru and leader of the Sikh religion.
  • Date unknown

  • The Timurid dynasty ends when Uzbeks under Muhammad Shaybani capture the capital, Herat, and the Emir Badi' al-Zaman Mirza flees.
  • The Portuguese occupy Mozambique and the islands of Socotra and Lamu.
  • Cardinal Cisneros is appointed major inquisitor of Castile.
  • King Henry VII of England prosecutes lords for keeping private armies, which might threaten his régime.
  • King James IV grants a patent for the first printing press in Scotland to Walter Chapman and Andrew Myllar.
  • Raphael paints The Deposition, among other works.
  • The Aztec New Fire ceremony is held for the last time (according to Bernardino de Sahagún).
  • Births

  • January 1 – Anna of Brandenburg, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Güstrow (d. 1567)
  • January 14
  • Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (d. 1578)
  • Luca Longhi, Italian painter (d. 1580)
  • January 18 – Ferdinando Sanseverino, Prince of Salerno (d. 1572)
  • January 25 – Johannes Oporinus, Swiss printer (d. 1568)
  • February 11 – Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow, Russian Orthodox monk (d. 1569)
  • February 21 – James, Duke of Rothesay, Scottish prince (d. 1508)
  • March 7 – Magdalena of Saxony (d. 1534)
  • March 25 – Thomas White, English politician (d. 1566)
  • March 29 – Henry II, Duke of Münsterberg-Oels and Count of Glatz (d. 1548)
  • April 13 – Konrad Hubert, German theologian and hymnwriter (d. 1577)
  • June 5 – Ferdinand of Portugal, Duke of Guarda and Trancoso, Portuguese nobleman (d. 1534)
  • June 6 – Annibale Caro, Italian poet and Knight of Malta (d. 1566)
  • June 25 – Marie of Baden-Sponheim, Margravine of Baden by birth and by marriage Duchess of Bavaria (d. 1580)
  • July 25 – Chamaraja Wodeyar IV, King of Mysore (d. 1576)
  • August 2 – William Waldegrave, English Member of Parliament (d. 1554)
  • August 15 – George III, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, German prince (d. 1553)
  • September 16 – Jiajing Emperor of China (d. 1567)
  • September 27 – Guillaume Rondelet, French physician (d. 1566)
  • October 1
  • Johannes Sturm, German educator (d. 1589)
  • Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (d. 1573)
  • October 4 – Francis Bigod, British noble (d. 1537)
  • October 19 – Viglius, name taken by Wigle Aytta van Zwichem, Dutch politician (d. 1577)
  • October 26 – Alvise I Mocenigo, Doge (d. 1577)
  • October 29 – Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish general (d. 1582)
  • November 25 – Joos de Damhouder, Belgian jurist (d. 1581)
  • December 18 – Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)
  • date unknown
  • Bálint Bakfark, Hungarian composer (d. 1576)
  • Sir Ralph Sadler, English statesman (d. 1587)
  • probable
  • Jacques Arcadelt, Franco-Flemish composer (d. 1568)
  • Inés Suárez, Spanish conquistadora (d. 1580)
  • possible
  • Anne Boleyn, Second Queen of Henry VIII of England (born this year or 1501; d. 1536)
  • Deaths

  • January 17 – Henry IV of Neuhaus (b. 1442)
  • March 12 – Cesare Borgia, Italian general and statesman. (b. 1475)
  • March 21 – Jan Feliks "Szram" Tarnowski, Polish nobleman (b. 1471)
  • April 2 – Francis of Paola, Italian founder of the Order of the Minims (b. 1416)
  • July 29 – Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (b. 1459)
  • August 15 – John V, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (b. 1439)
  • August 23 – Jean Molinet, French writer (b. 1435)
  • August 24 – Cecily of York, English princess (b. 1469)
  • December – Ingeborg Tott, influential Swedish noblewoman, wife of Swedish regent Sten Sture the elder
  • References

    1507 Wikipedia


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