|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:|| 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s
|Years:||1508 1509 1510 - 1511 - 1512 1513 1514|
|1511 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture – Art –|
|Literature – Music – Poetry – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1511 Edit
- August 24 - Alfonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca. The Sultanate then establishes rule from Johor, starting decades of skirmishes against the Portuguese to regain the fallen city. Malacca was the first city in South East Asia to be taken by a western nation, and it only gained home rule in 1957 when it becomes part of Malaysia.
- November - The Treaty of Westminster creates an alliance between Henry VIII of England and Ferdinand II of Aragon against France.
- Diego Velázquez and Hernán Cortés conquer Cuba; Velázquez appointed Governor.
- St John's College founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort.
- Juan de Agramonte sailor from Spain thought to have possibly travelled to Newfoundland.
- Taíno indigenous uprising in southwestern Puerto Rico near Guánica.
- Spanish conquest of Yucatán begins.
- First Arrival of black slaves in Colombia
|Gregorian calendar|| 1511 |
|Ab urbe condita||2264|
|Armenian calendar|| 960 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-333 – -332|
|Coptic calendar||1227 – 1228|
|Ethiopian calendar||1503 – 1504|
|Hebrew calendar||5271 – 5272|
|- Vikram Samvat||1566 – 1567|
|- Shaka Samvat||1433 – 1434|
|- Kali Yuga||4612 – 4613|
|Iranian calendar||889 – 890|
|Islamic calendar||916 – 917|
|Japanese calendar|| Eishō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2171|
|Thai solar calendar||2054|
- January 1 - Henry, eldest son of Henry VIII of England
- June 18 - Bartolomeo Ammanati, Florentine architect and sculptor (died 1592)
- July 3 - Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter and architect (died 1574)
- July 9 - Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, consort of Christian III from 1525 and Queen of Denmark and Norway (died 1571)
- September 29 - Michael Servetus, Spanish theologian (died 1553)
- October 22 - Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician (died 1553)
- November 15 - Johannes Secundus, Dutch poet (died 1536)
- date unknown
- Nicholas Bobadilla, one of the first Jesuits (died 1590)
- Kimotsuki Kanetsugu, Japanese samurai and warlord (died 1566)
- Amato Lusitano, Portuguese Jewish physician (died 1568)
- Nicola Vicentino, Italian music theorist and composer (died 1576)
- Pierre Viret, Swiss reformed theologian (died 1571)
- Luis de Velasco, Spanish viceroy of New Spain (died 1564)
- See also 1511 births.
- February 11 - Henry, eldest son of Henry VIII of England
- August 2 - Andrew Barton, Scottish naval leader (born c. 1466)
- September 6 - Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (born 1481)
- date unknown
- La Beata de Piedrahita, Spanish mystic
- Demetrius Chalcondyles, Greek classical scholar (born 1424)
- Philippe de Commines, French-speaking Fleming in the courts of Burgundy and France (born 1447)
- Diego de Nicuesa, Spanish conquistador and explorer
- Matthias Ringmann, German cartographer and humanist poet (born 1482)
- Johannes Tinctoris, Flemish composer and music theorist (born c.1435)
- See also 1511 deaths.
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People of the year 1511 at Familypedia
13 people were born in 1511
17 children were born to the 6 women born in 1511
12 people died in 1511
892 people lived in 1511
Events of the year 1511 at FamilypediaEdit
6 people were married in 1511.
There were 0 military battles in 1511.