Historical Events in 1517

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  • Jan 22nd Ottoman forces take Cairo, capital of the Mamluk Sultanate

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Mar 16th Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen

Pope Leo X
Pope
Leo X
  • Apr 13th Ottoman army occupies Cairo
  • May 19th Philip van Bourgondie installed as bishop of Utrecht
  • Jun 11th Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
  • Jul 1st 1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands
  • Jul 1st Inquisitor Adrian Boeyens (pope Adrianus VI) becomes cardinal
  • Jul 9th Gelderse crowd robber murders population of Asperen
  • Aug 15th Seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary.

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Oct 31st Martin Luther posts 95 theses on Wittenberg church - precipitates the Protestant Reformation

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther