What Happened in 1517

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Historical Events

  • Jan 22 Ottoman forces take Cairo, capital of the Mamluk Sultanate
  • Mar 16 Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen
  • Apr 13 Ottoman army occupies Cairo
  • May 19 Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
  • Jun 11 Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
  • Jul 1 1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands
  • Jul 1 Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes cardinal
  • Jul 9 Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
  • Aug 15 Seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary.
  • Oct 31 Martin Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church - precipitates the Protestant Reformation

World Leaders in 1517

Famous People in 1517

Famous People Born in 1517

  • Jan 17 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)
  • Jan 31 Gioseffo Zarlino, composer
  • Jun 18 Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
  • Jun 29 Rembert Dodoens, [Rembertus Dodonaeus], physician/botanist
  • Jul 10 Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon/bishop
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 1 Hermann Vischer, the Younger, German bronze merchant, dies
  • Mar 26 Heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer
  • Apr 13 Tuman Bey, last Mamelukken sultan of Egypt, hanged
  • Sep 24 Frederik IV, of Baden, bishop of Utrecht, dies
  • Oct 2 John Murmelius, humanist/theory/school book writer, dies at about 37
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