1520s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1490s 1500s 1510s1520s1530s 1540s 1550s
Years: 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529
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This is a list of events occurring in the 1520s, ordered by year.

1520[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1521[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1522[edit]

January–June[edit]

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Date unknown[edit]

1523[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1524[edit]

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1525[edit]

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1526[edit]

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  • Spring – The first complete printed translation of the New Testament of the Bible into the English language by William Tyndale arrives in England from Germany, having been printed in Worms. In October, Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, attempts to collect all the copies in his diocese and burn them.
  • The first official translation is made of the New Testament into Swedish (Bible completed in 1541).
  • Gunsmith Bartolomeo Beretta establishes the Beretta Gun Company, which will still be in business in the 21st century, making it one of the world's oldest corporations.

1527[edit]

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Sack of Rome

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1528[edit]

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July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1529[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Collier's Encyclopedia
  2. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 142–145. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  3. ^ a b c d Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 204–210. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  4. ^ Hackett, Francis (1937). Francis the First. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. p. 253. 
  5. ^ Paine, Lincoln P. (2000). Ships of Discovery and Exploration. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 37. ISBN 0-395-98415-7. 
  6. ^ Grun, Bernard (1991). The Timetables of History (3rd ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 235. ISBN 0-671-74919-6. 
  7. ^ Sharp, Andrew (1960). Early Spanish Discoveries in the Pacific. pp. 11–13. 
  8. ^ Steffensen, Kenneth (2007). Scandinavia After the Fall of the Kalmar Union: a Study of Scandinavian Relations, 1523-1536. Unpubl. M.A. Thesis, Brigham Young University.
  9. ^ Fisher, George P (1873). The Reformation. Scribner.
  10. ^ Los viajes de Diego García de Moguer.
  11. ^ "Renaissance: The Reconstructed Libraries of European Scholars: 1450-1700". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  12. ^ Reported by local gazeteers.
  13. ^ Collins, WE (1903) The Scandinavian North, in AW Ward, GW Prothero & Stanley Leathes (eds.) The Cambridge Modern History. Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 599-638.
  14. ^ Christiansen, John (2009). "The English Sweat in Lübeck and North Germany, 1529". Medical History 53: 415–424. doi:10.1017/S0025727300004002.