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Year 1510 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 22 Jews are expelled from Colmar, Alsace
  • Feb 13 Charles of Gelre conquers Oldenzaal
  • Feb 17 Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque first conquers the city of Goa, entering it with little conflict
  • Feb 24 Pope Julius II excommunicates the republic of Venice
  • May 30 Portuguese forces under Afonso de Albuquerque abandon Goa after its former ruler Yusuf Adil Shah, the Muslim King of Bijapur reconquers the city
  • Jul 19 38 Jews are burned at stake in Berlin, Prussia
  • Jul 25 Spanish conquest of Tripoli by Pedro Navarro for Aragon crown; over 3,000 killed and more than 5,000 inhabitants enslaved
  • Sep 10 Bishop Frederik of Bathe recaptures Oldenzaal
  • Dec 10 Muslim ruler of Goa, Yusuf Adil Shah and his Ottoman allies surrender to Portuguese forces led by Afonso de Albuquerque who puts the Muslim population to the sword

Historical Figures Born in 1510

  • Jun 9 Nicolaas van Nieuwland, corrupt 1st bishop of Harlem
  • Jul 22 Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537)
  • Oct 6 Rowland Taylor, English clergyman, born in Northumberland, England (d. 1555)
  • Oct 6 John Caius, English physician, born in Norwich, England (d. 1573)
  • Oct 25 Renée of France, French princess and Duchess of Ferrara, born in Château de Blois, Touraine, France (d. 1574)

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1510

  • Feb 28 Juan de la Cosa, Spanish cartographer and explorer
  • Mar 1 Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier, explorer and 1st Viceroy of India dies at Table Bay, Africa at about 59
  • Mar 10 Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (b. 1445)
  • May 17 Sandro Botticelli, Florentine Renaissance painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65
  • May 25 Georges d'Amboise, French Roman Catholic cardinal, minister of state and viceroy in North Italy, dies at 49

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