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What Happened in 1548

Historical Events in 1548

  • Jun 30 Augsburg Interim issued by Charles V becomes law - orders Lutherans to return to Catholic practices with some concessions
  • Jul 16 La Paz, Bolivia, is founded
  • Aug 15 Mary Queen of Scotland arrives in France, aged 6.

Famous People Born in 1548

  • Jan 5 Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian, born in Granada, Spain (d. 1617)
  • Mar 13 Sasbout Vosmeer, Dutch Catholic theologist and apostole vicar, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1614)
  • Mar 18 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet
  • Sep 2 Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (d. 1616)
  • Sep 29 William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)

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Famous People in 1548

World Leaders in 1548

Famous People Who Died in 1548

  • Jan 23 Bernardo Pisano, Italian composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 23 Itagaki Nobukata, retainer of Takeda Shingen
  • Apr 1 Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81
  • Jun 3 Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468)
  • Jun 6 Juan de Castro, Portuguese explorer (b. 1500)

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