1526 in History

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Events in History


AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jan 14 Charles V and Francis I sign the Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy and Flanders

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
King Francis I of France
King
Francis I of France
  • Feb 8 Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die
  • Feb 27 Saxony & Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
  • Mar 17 French King Francois I freed from Spain
  • Mar 26 King Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France
  • Apr 21 Battle at Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India
  • Apr 22 1st slave revolt occurs in SC
  • May 2 German evangelical monarchy joins Schmalkaldic League
  • May 21 -Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology
  • May 22 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
  • Jun 1 Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Aug 29 Battle of Mohács: In a decisive battle the Hungarian Empire is conquered by the Ottoman Empire led by Suleiman the Magnificent

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Nov 9 Jews are expelled from Pressburg (Bratislava), Hungary, by Maria of Hapsburg
  • Nov 10 John I Zapolyai of Transsylvania chosen as king of Hungary
  • Dec 17 Ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia
  • Dec 17 Pope Clemens VII publishes degree Cum ad zero - forms Inquisition

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 19 Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (d. 1609)
  • Apr 12 Marc-Antoine de Muret, French humanist, born in Muret
  • Apr 12 Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)
  • Jul 10 Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien
  • Aug 20 Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)
  • Nov 1 Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, queen of Sweden and duchess of Finland (d. 1583)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 10 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal, his 1st cousin, in Seville

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

Deaths in History

  • Jan 19 Isabella of Burgundy, wife of Christian II of Denmark (b. 1501)
  • Feb 23 Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies
  • Mar 30 Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
  • May 19 Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)
  • Aug 4 Juan Sebastian Cano, Spanish explorer, dies
  • Aug 29 Louis II, King of Hungary/Bohemia, dies in accident at 20