|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1460s 1470s 1480s - 1490s - 1500s 1510s 1520s
|Years:||1492 1493 1494 - 1495 - 1496 1497 1498|
|1495 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
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Events of 1495 Edit
- February 22 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne. A few months later, he decides to return to France, and leaves Naples with most of his army, leaving a force under his cousin Gilbert as Viceroy.
- May 26 - A Spanish army under Gonzalo de Córdoba lands in Calabria with the purpose of ousting the French and restoring Ferrante II to the throne of Naples.
- June 1 - Friar John Cor records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.
- June 28 - Battle of Seminara. Cordoba and Ferrante are defeated by a French army under Bernard Stewart.
- July 6 - Battle of Fornovo - The French army under King Charles secures its retreat from Italy by defeating a combined Milanese-Venetian force under Giovanni Francesco Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua.
- December 25 - Second Battle of Acentejo - The Spanish crush native forces of the island of Tenerife, leading to the subjugation of this last bastion of resistance in the Canary Islands.
- Russia invades Sweden through Karelia, but the Russian troops are beaten back at Vyborg.
- Founding of the Reichskammergericht of the Holy Roman Empire.
- Henry VII of England commissions world's first dry dock at Portsmouth
- University of Aberdeen founded by Bishop William Elphinstone
- Loughborough Grammar School founded by Thomas Burton
|Gregorian calendar|| 1495 |
|Ab urbe condita||2248|
|Armenian calendar|| 944 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-349 – -348|
|Coptic calendar||1211 – 1212|
|Ethiopian calendar||1487 – 1488|
|Hebrew calendar||5255 – 5256|
|- Vikram Samvat||1550 – 1551|
|- Shaka Samvat||1417 – 1418|
|- Kali Yuga||4596 – 4597|
|Iranian calendar||873 – 874|
|Islamic calendar||900 – 901|
|Japanese calendar|| Meiō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2155|
|Thai solar calendar||2038|
- March 6 - Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet and statesman (d. 1556)
- March 8 - John of God, Spanish friar and saint (died 1550)
- April 16 - Petrus Apianus, German humanist (died 1557)
- November 21 - John Bale, English churchman (died 1563)
- December 5 - Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)
- date unknown
- January 11 - Pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (born 1428)
- February 25 - Cem, pretender to the Ottoman throne (born 1459)
- May 31 - Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (born 1415)
- September 14 - Elizabeth Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England (born 1492)
- October 25 - King John II of Portugal (born 1455)
- December 18 - King Alphonso II of Naples (born 1448)
- December 21 - Jasper Tudor (born c1431)
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19 people were born in 1495
9 children were born to the 9 women born in 1495
22 people died in 1495
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