1556

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This article is about the year 1556.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1520s  1530s  1540s  – 1550s –  1560s  1570s  1580s
Years: 1553 1554 155515561557 1558 1559
1556 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1556
MDLVI
Ab urbe condita 2309
Armenian calendar 1005
ԹՎ ՌԵ
Assyrian calendar 6306
Bahá'í calendar −288 – −287
Bengali calendar 963
Berber calendar 2506
English Regnal year Ph. & M. – 3 Ph. & M.
Buddhist calendar 2100
Burmese calendar 918
Byzantine calendar 7064–7065
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood Rabbit)
4252 or 4192
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4253 or 4193
Coptic calendar 1272–1273
Discordian calendar 2722
Ethiopian calendar 1548–1549
Hebrew calendar 5316–5317
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1612–1613
 - Shaka Samvat 1478–1479
 - Kali Yuga 4657–4658
Holocene calendar 11556
Igbo calendar 556–557
Iranian calendar 934–935
Islamic calendar 963–964
Japanese calendar Kōji 2
(弘治2年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 1556
MDLVI
Korean calendar 3889
Minguo calendar 356 before ROC
民前356年
Thai solar calendar 2099
January 23: Shaanxi Earthquake, devastation kills 830,000 in China.

Year 1556 (MDLVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  1. ^ "Kings Of Poland 1386-1572". Medieval Lands. Retrieved 2012-01-03.