1523

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This article is about the year 1523. For the number, see 1523 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1490s  1500s  1510s  – 1520s –  1530s  1540s  1550s
Years: 1520 1521 152215231524 1525 1526
1523 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1523
MDXXIII
Ab urbe condita 2276
Armenian calendar 972
ԹՎ ՋՀԲ
Assyrian calendar 6273
Bengali calendar 930
Berber calendar 2473
English Regnal year 14 Hen. 8 – 15 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar 2067
Burmese calendar 885
Byzantine calendar 7031–7032
Chinese calendar 壬午(Water Horse)
4219 or 4159
    — to —
癸未年 (Water Goat)
4220 or 4160
Coptic calendar 1239–1240
Discordian calendar 2689
Ethiopian calendar 1515–1516
Hebrew calendar 5283–5284
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1579–1580
 - Shaka Samvat 1445–1446
 - Kali Yuga 4624–4625
Holocene calendar 11523
Igbo calendar 523–524
Iranian calendar 901–902
Islamic calendar 929–930
Japanese calendar Daiei 3
(大永3年)
Julian calendar 1523
MDXXIII
Korean calendar 3856
Minguo calendar 389 before ROC
民前389年
Thai solar calendar 2065–2066

Year 1523 (MDXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  1. ^ China: A History, London: HarperPress, 2008, ISBN 9780007221776, 0007221770, The 'breech-loading culverins presented at the Ming court in 1522' were a gift from the Portuguese; and Portuguese arquebuses were acquired in the 1540s by the Japanese, who copied and greatly improved them.