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Events in History in 1526

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jan 14 Charles V and Francis I sign the Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy and Flanders

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V
King Francis I of France
King
Francis I of France
  • Feb 8 Heavy storm strikes Dutch coast, many die
  • Feb 27 Saxony and Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
  • Mar 17 French King Francois I freed from Spain
  • Mar 26 King Francois I returns Spanish captivity to France

Battle of InterestFirst Battle of Panipat

Apr 21 First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India
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The Battle of Panipat, fought between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi Kingdom
The Battle of Panipat, fought between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi Kingdom
  • Apr 22 1st slave revolt in the American colonies occurs in South Carolina
  • May 2 German evangelical monarchy joins Schmalkaldic League
  • May 21 -Jun 8] Sermon of Bathe, Aargau: TC evangelical theology
  • May 22 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
  • Jun 1 Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Aug 29 Battle of Mohács: In a decisive battle the Hungarian Empire is conquered by the Ottoman Empire led by Suleiman the Magnificent

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Nov 9 Jews are expelled from Pressburg (Bratislava), Hungary, by Maria of Hapsburg
  • Nov 10 John I Zapolyai of Transsylvania chosen as king of Hungary
  • Dec 17 Ferdinand of Austria chosen as King of Bohemia
  • Dec 17 Pope Clemens VII publishes degree Cum ad zero - forms Inquisition