|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:|| 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s
|Years:||1514 1515 1516 - 1517 - 1518 1519 1520|
|1517 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture – Art –|
|Literature – Music – Poetry – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1517[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 22 - Battle of Ridanieh: The Turkish forces of Selim I defeat the main Mamluk army in Egypt under Touman Bey.
- February 3 - Cairo is captured by the Ottoman Empire; the Mamluk Sultanate falls.
- Organized western merchants make their first contact with China.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- August 15 - Portuguese merchant Fernao Pires de Andrade meets Chinese officials through an interpreter at the Pearl River estuary and lands at Hong Kong.
- October 31 - Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther publishes his 95 Theses(legend states that he posted it on the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church).
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Grand Prince Vasili III of Muscovy conquers Riazan.
- Selim I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, conquers Palestine and Egypt and declares himself Caliph.
- A third outbreak of the sweating sickness in England hits Oxford and Cambridge.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1517 |
|Ab urbe condita||2270|
|Armenian calendar||966 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-327 – -326|
|Coptic calendar||1233 – 1234|
|Ethiopian calendar||1509 – 1510|
|Hebrew calendar||5277 – 5278|
|- Vikram Samvat||1572 – 1573|
|- Shaka Samvat||1439 – 1440|
|- Kali Yuga||4618 – 4619|
|Iranian calendar||895 – 896|
|Islamic calendar||922 – 923|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2177|
|Thai solar calendar||2060|
- July 10 - Odet de Coligny, French cardinal and Protestant (d. 1571)
- July 16 - Lady Frances Brandon, granddaughter of Henry VII
- July 20 - Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort, Governor of the Netherlands
- August 23 - Francis I (d. 1545)
- date unknown
- See also 1517 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 5 - Francesco Raibolini, Italian painter (born c. 1450)
- March 7 - Maria of Aragon, queen consort of Portugal (born 1482)
- March 26 - Heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer (born c. 1450)
- October 31 - Fra Bartolommeo, Italian artist (born 1472)
- November 8 - Francisco Cardinal Jiménez de Cisneros, Spanish Cardinal and statesman (born 1436)
- date unknown
- See also 1517 deaths.
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