1557

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This article is about the year 1557.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1557 in various 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 1478–1479
 - Kali Yuga 4657–4658
Holocene calendar 11557
Igbo calendar 557–558
Iranian calendar 935–936
Islamic calendar 964–965
Japanese calendar Kōji 3
(弘治3年)
Javanese calendar 1476–1477
Julian calendar 1557
MDLVII
Korean calendar 3890
Minguo calendar 355 before ROC
民前355年
Nanakshahi calendar 89
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]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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").

Births[edit]

Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, born on February 24

Deaths[edit]

John III of Portugal died on June 11, 1557
Jacques Cartier died on September 1, 1557
Emperor Go-Nara of Japan died on September 27, 1557

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.