1557

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This article is about the year 1557.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1520s  1530s  1540s  – 1550s –  1560s  1570s  1580s
Years: 1554 1555 155615571558 1559 1560
1557 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1557
MDLVII
Ab urbe condita 2310
Armenian calendar 1006
ԹՎ ՌԶ
Assyrian calendar 6307
Bengali calendar 964
Berber calendar 2507
English Regnal year Ph. & M. – 4 Ph. & M.
Buddhist calendar 2101
Burmese calendar 919
Byzantine calendar 7065–7066
Chinese calendar 丙辰(Fire Dragon)
4253 or 4193
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4254 or 4194
Coptic calendar 1273–1274
Discordian calendar 2723
Ethiopian calendar 1549–1550
Hebrew calendar 5317–5318
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1613–1614
 - Shaka Samvat 1479–1480
 - Kali Yuga 4658–4659
Holocene calendar 11557
Igbo calendar 557–558
Iranian calendar 935–936
Islamic calendar 964–965
Japanese calendar Kōji 3
(弘治3年)
Julian calendar 1557
MDLVII
Korean calendar 3890
Minguo calendar 355 before ROC
民前355年
Thai solar calendar 2099–2100
The first known equation, equivalent to 14x+15=71 in modern syntax.

Year 1557 (MDLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

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Date unknown[edit]

  • German adventurer Hans Staden publishes a widely translated account of his detention by the Tupí people of Brazil, Warhaftige Historia und beschreibung eyner Landtschafft der Wilden Nacketen, Grimmigen Menschfresser-Leuthen in der Newenwelt America gelegen ("True Story and Description of a Country of Wild, Naked, Grim, Man-eating People in the New World, America").

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Archer, Christon et al. (2002). World History of Warfare. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-8032-4423-8.