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1515

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1515

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

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January–June

  • January 25 – Coronation of Francis I of France (r. until 1547).
  • May 13 – Mary Tudor, Queen of France, and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, are officially married at Greenwich (near London).
  • c. June? – Major landslide and flood near Bellinzona.
  • July–December

  • July 2 – Manchester Grammar School is endowed by Hugh Oldham, the first free grammar school in England.
  • July 22 – At the First Congress of Vienna, a double wedding takes place to cement agreements. Louis, only son of King Vladislaus II of Hungary, marries Mary of Austria, granddaughter of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor; and Mary's brother, Archduke Ferdinand, marries Vladislaus' daughter, Anna.
  • August 25 – Conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar founds Havana, Cuba.
  • September 13–14 – 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 Wolsey is invested as a Cardinal.
  • December 24 – Thomas Wolsey is named Lord Chancellor of England.
  • Date unknown

  • Ottoman sultan Selim I kills Dulkadirid ruler Alaüddevle, challenging the Mameluk sultan of Egypt al-Ghawri.
  • The Yadigarid Uzbeks found the Khanate of Khiva.
  • Bartolomé de las Casas urges Ferdinand II of Aragon to end Amerindian slavery and recommends experimental free towns.
  • Dürer's Rhinoceros cut.
  • Henry Cornelius Agrippa returns to Northern Italy.
  • Births

  • January 1 – Johann Weyer, Dutch physician (d. 1588)
  • 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, botanist and author (d. 1544)
  • March 10 – Injong of Joseon, 12th king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (d. 1545)
  • March 12 – Caspar Othmayr, German Protestant priest, theologian and composer (d. 1553)
  • March 28 – Teresa of Ávila, Spanish Carmelite nun, poet and saint (d. 1582)
  • May 2 – Sibylle of Saxony, Duchess of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1592)
  • May 12
  • Christoph, Duke of Württemberg (1550–1568) (d. 1568)
  • Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassilis, Scottish politician and judge (d. 1558)
  • June 15
  • Anne Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, English countess (d. 1552)
  • Anne Parr, Countess of Pembroke, English countess (d. 1552)
  • July 4 – Eleonora d'Este (d. 1575)
  • July 10 – Francisco de Toledo, Viceroy of Peru (d. 1582)
  • July 14 – Philip I, Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast (d. 1560)
  • July 21 – Philip Neri, Italian Roman Catholic saint (d. 1595)
  • September 8 – Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish biblical scholar and early Jesuit (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 (d. 1540)
  • Duarte of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães, Portuguese infante (prince) (d. 1540)
  • October 8 – Margaret Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas (d. 1578)
  • October 15 – Leone Strozzi, French Navy admiral (d. 1554)
  • October 29
  • Vincenzo Borghini, Italian monk (d. 1580)
  • Mary of Bourbon, daughter of Charles (d. 1538)
  • November 22 – Mary of Guise, queen of James V of Scotland and regent of Scotland (d. 1560)
  • December 15 – Maria of Saxony, Duchess of Pomerania (d. 1583)
  • date unknown
  • Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassilis, Scottish peer (d. 1558)
  • Sebastian Castellio, rector of the College of Geneva (d. 1563)
  • Cristóbal Acosta, 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)
  • Thomas Watson, Catholic bishop (d. 1584)
  • probable
  • Leonard Digges, English mathematician and surveyor (d. c. 1559)
  • Jean Maillard, French composer
  • Laurence Nowell, English 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)
  • 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 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
  • Giovanni Giocondo, Italian friar, architect and classical scholar (b. c. 1433 in Verona)
  • Eoghan Mac Cathmhaoil, Irish Bishop of Clogher since 1505
  • Meñli I Giray, khan of the Crimean Khanate (b. 1445)
  • Pietro Lombardo, Italian Renaissance sculptor and architect (b. 1435 in Carona (Ticino))
  • Nezahualpilli, Aztec philosopher (b. 1464)
  • Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish conquistador (b. 1466)
  • probable – Vincenzo Foppa, Italian Renaissance painter (b. 1430)
  • Quilago, queen regnant of the Cochasquí in Ecuador (b. 1490)
  • References

    1515 Wikipedia


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