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
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)
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 3889
Minguo calendar 356 before ROC
民前356年
Thai solar calendar 2098–2099
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.