1559

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This article is about the year 1559.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century · 16th century · 17th century
Decades: 1520s · 1530s · 1540s · 1550s · 1560s · 1570s · 1580s
Years: 1556 · 1557 · 1558 · 1559 · 1560 · 1561 · 1562
1559 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1559
MDLIX
Ab urbe condita 2312
Armenian calendar 1008
ԹՎ ՌԸ
Assyrian calendar 6309
Bengali calendar 966
Berber calendar 2509
English Regnal year Eliz. 1 – 2 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar 2103
Burmese calendar 921
Byzantine calendar 7067–7068
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
4255 or 4195
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4256 or 4196
Coptic calendar 1275–1276
Discordian calendar 2725
Ethiopian calendar 1551–1552
Hebrew calendar 5319–5320
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1615–1616
 - Shaka Samvat 1480–1481
 - Kali Yuga 4659–4660
Holocene calendar 11559
Igbo calendar 559–560
Iranian calendar 937–938
Islamic calendar 966–967
Japanese calendar Eiroku 2
(永禄2年)
Javanese calendar 1478–1479
Julian calendar 1559
MDLIX
Korean calendar 3892
Minguo calendar 353 before ROC
民前353年
Nanakshahi calendar 91
Thai solar calendar 2101–2102

Year 1559 (MDLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Births[edit]

Emperor Nurhaci born on February 19
Lawrence of Brindisi born on July 22
Jacques Sirmond born on October 12

Deaths[edit]

King Christian III of Denmark and Norway died on New Year's Day, January 1, 1503
King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden died on January 25, 1559
King Henry II of France died on July 10, 1559
Pope Paul IV died on August 18, 1559

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy, John, My Heart is my Own, London, Fourth Estate, 2004, ISBN 1841157538
  2. ^ Austin, Gregory. "Chronology of Psychoactive Substance Use". Drugs & Society. Comitas Institute for Anthropological Study. Retrieved 2011-10-07.