1501 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 14 Martin Luther enters the University of Erfurt, aged 17.

Founder of Protestanism Martin Luther
Founder of Protestanism
Martin Luther
  • Jan 17 Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna
  • Apr 23 Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon
  • May 20 Joao da Nova Castell discovers Ascension Islands
  • Jul 15 Explorer Pedro Cabral back in Lisbon

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Jul 27 Nicolaus Copernicus formally installed as a canon of Frauenberg Cathedral

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Oct 13 Maximilian of Austria & Louis XII sign Treaty of Trente
  • Nov 4 Philip de Blank & Juana "la Loca" depart to Spain

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 16 Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)
  • Jan 17 Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)
  • Feb 24 Sixt(us) Birck [Xystus Betulius], German writer (Suzanna)
  • Apr 19 Erasmus Sarcerius, German Lutheran theologian and reformer (d. 1559)
  • May 6 Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)
  • Jul 18 Isabella of Burgundy, wife of Christian II of Denmark (d. 1526)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 24 Girolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician and astrologer (Ars Magna-1545), born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1576)

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano
  • Nov 25 Yi Hwang, Confucian scholar (d. 1570)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 15 Heir to the English Prince Arthur marries Catherine of Aragon

Spanish Princess, Queen of England Catherine of Aragon
Spanish Princess, Queen of England
Catherine of Aragon

Deaths in History

  • Jan 3 Ali Sjir Neva'i [Fani], Turkish poet/author, dies at 59
  • Mar 20 Jean Carondelet, lawyer/chancellor of Burgundy (1480-96), dies at 72
  • May 22 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
  • Jun 17 Jan I Olbracht, King of Poland, dies
  • Sep 25 Džore Držić, Croatian poet and playwright who is considered one of the fathers of Croatian literature, dies at 40