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Year 1528 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 12 Gustav I of Sweden crowned King of Sweden, rules for 37 years and becomes known as the "father of the nation"
  • Jan 22 England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
  • Feb 12 Treaty of Dordrecht between emperor & ecclesiastical power
  • Feb 24 John Zápolya the disputed King of Hungary and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign treaty
  • Mar 5 Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague
  • Apr 15 Pánfilo the Narváez, Spanish conquistador arrives in Florida with 350 men to a hostile reception from native indians
  • Jun 30 Burgundian army occupies Utrecht
  • Sep 28 Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 die
  • Oct 20 Treaty of Gorinchem signed between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Duke Charles of Guelders
  • Nov 6 Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes first known European to set foot in Texas

Historical Figures Born in 1528

  • Jan 7 Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre and mother of French King Henry IV
  • Mar 1 Albrecht V von Wittelsbach [the Generous], duke of Bavaria
  • Jun 21 Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (1564-76), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1603)
  • Jul 7 Anna of Austria, Duchess of Bavaria, daughter of Ferdinand I (d. 1590)
  • Jul 8 Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland

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Historical Figures Who Died in 1528

  • Jan 28 Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies
  • Feb 14 Edzard I the Great, count of Austria-E Frisia (1494-1528), dies at 66
  • Feb 29 Patrick Hamilton, Scottish protestant martyr, burned at the stake in St Andrews at about 24
  • Apr 6 Albrecht Dürer, German Renaissance painter and printmaker (Adam and Eve), dies at 56
  • Jul 30 Jacopo d'antonio Negreti Palma, Italian painter, dies at about 48

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