|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:|| 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s
|Years:||1513 1514 1515 - 1516 - 1517 1518 1519|
|1516 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture – Art –|
|Literature – Music – Poetry – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1516[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- March - With the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, his grandson Charles of Ghent becomes King of Spain as Carlos I.
- April 23 - The Reinheitsgebot is instituted in Ingolstadt, Bavaria regulating the purity of beer permissible for sale.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- July - Selim I of the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Mameluks and invades Syria.
- August 13 - The Treaty of Noyon is signed. Francis recognizes Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles recognizes Francis's claim to Milan.
- October 28 - Battle of Yaunis Khan. Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
- December 4 - Treaty of Brussels - Peace between France and the Empire.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Pedro de Solis discovers the Río de la Plata.
- King Francis I of France and Pope Leo X sign the Concordat of Bologna.
- Desiderius Erasmus publishes a new Greek translation of the New Testament.
- Thomas More publishes Utopia.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1516 |
|Ab urbe condita||2269|
|Armenian calendar||965 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-328 – -327|
|Coptic calendar||1232 – 1233|
|Ethiopian calendar||1508 – 1509|
|Hebrew calendar||5276 – 5277|
|- Vikram Samvat||1571 – 1572|
|- Shaka Samvat||1438 – 1439|
|- Kali Yuga||4617 – 4618|
|Iranian calendar||894 – 895|
|Islamic calendar||921 – 922|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2176|
|Thai solar calendar||2059|
- January 1 - Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (died 1551)
- February 18 - Queen Mary I of England (died 1558)
- March 26 - Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist (died 1565)
- April 23 - Georg Fabricius, Protestant German poet (died 1571)
- September 21 - Matthew Stewart (died 1571)
- date unknown
- See also 1516 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 20 - Juan Díaz de Solís, Spanish navigator and explorer (born 1470)
- March 13 - King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (born 1456)
- March 17 - Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (born 1478)
- April 25 - John Yonge, English diplomat (born 1467)
- June 14 - King John III of Navarre (born 1469)
- June 23 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon (born 1452)
- August - Hieronymus Bosch, Dutch painter (born 1450)
- December 13 - Johannes Trithemius, German scholar and cryptographer (born 1462)
- date unknown
- See also 1516 deaths.
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