On This Day

Historical Events in February 1525

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 10 Albert of Prussia pledges a personal oath to Sigismund I and is invested with the duchy for himself and his heirs

Duke of Prussia Albert of Prussia
Duke of Prussia
Albert of Prussia
  • Feb 20 Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Feb 24 Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed or wounded

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V