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June 1547 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Jun 21 Great fire in Moscow, a third of the largely wooden city destroyed and 2-3,000 killed

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Jun 23 Champion of the Protestant Reformation, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse is captured and taken to south Germany

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1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
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Deaths in History

  • Jun 21 Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)