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1498 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1496 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1497 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 8 - Louis XII of France marries Anne of Brittany due to law set by his predecessor, Louis VIII July 22 - Battle of Dornach - The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I. July 28 - First Battle of Lepanto - The Turkish navy wins a decisive victory over... // Events Europes population was ~60 million. ... // Events Alexander becomes King of Poland. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s - 1460s - 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s Years: 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 1468 1469 Events and Trends Sonni Ali, first Songhai king, conquers many of his African neighbors. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s - 1470s - 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s Years: 1470 1471 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 1477 1478 1479 Events and Trends battle of Avenches 1476 Prominent Persons Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer Categories: 1470s ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s - 1480s - 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s Years: 1480 1481 1482 1483 1484 1485 1486 1487 1488 1489 Events and Trends Categories: 1480s ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s - 1490s - 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s Years: 1490 1491 1492 1493 1494 1495 1496 1497 1498 1499 Events and Trends 1490: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell & Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... ---- Events and Trends Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa Spanish arrive in present-day Gulf of Mexico External links 1500-1524 Events 1500-1509 Events Categories: 1500s ... ---- Events and Trends Template:Stub:hist Categories: 1510s ... ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ...


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Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama (IPA: /; born c. ... Quelimane (pronounced Kelly-mane) is a seaport in Mozambique. ... Mozambique is a country in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. ... Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. ... 20 May is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama (IPA: /; born c. ... Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is the third largest city (pop. ... Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is the third largest city (pop. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... Girolamo Savonarola by Fra Bartolomeo, ca 1498 Girolamo Savonarola (Ferrara, then Duchy of Ferrara, September 21, 1452 – Florence, May 23, 1498), also translated as Jerome Savonarola or Hieronymous Savonarola, was a Italian Dominican priest and, briefly, ruler of Florence, who was known for religious reformation and anti-Renaissance preaching and... Founded 59 BC as Florentia Region Tuscany Mayor Leonardo Domenici (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  102 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 356,000 almost 500,000 3,453/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Latitude Longitude 43°47 N 11°15 E www. ... The Pope (from Greek: pappas, father; from Latin: papa, Papa, father) is the successor of St. ... July 31 is the 212th day (213th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 153 days remaining, as the final day of July. ... The Geographical Western Hemisphere of Earth highlighted in yellow. ... Christopher Columbus (conjectural image by Sebastiano del Piombo). ... National motto: Together we aspire, together we achieve Official language English Capital Port-of-Spain President George Maxwell Richards Prime Minister Patrick Manning Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 163rd 5,128 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 151st 1,262,366 215/km² HDI (2003) 0. ... Christopher Columbus (conjectural image by Sebastiano del Piombo). ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... John Cabot gazes across Bristol Harbour Giovanni Caboto (c. ...

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Andrés de Urdaneta (b. ... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... John of Lorraine (April 9, 1498, Bar-le-Duc – May 18, 1550, Neuvy-sur-Loire) was cardinal of Lorraine, archbishop of Reims, Lyon and Narbonne, bishop of Metz, Toul, Verdun, Thérouanne, Luçon, Albi, Valence, Nantes and Agen. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Eleanore of Austria, sometimes known also as Leonor of Castile (November 15, 1498 – February 25, 1558) was born Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Spain, became subsequently in turn queen consort of Portugal (1518–1521) and of France, also duchess of Touraine (1547–1558) as dower. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Giorgio Giulio Clovio (1498-1578), Italian painter, was by birth a Croat and by profession a priest. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Marten Jacobszoon Heemskerk van Veen (1498 - October 1, 1574), Dutch painter, sometimes called Van Veen, was born at Heemskerk in Holland, and apprenticed by his father, a small farmer, to Cornelisz Willemsz, a painter at Haarlem. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... Juraj Julije Klović (born in Grižane, Dalmatia 1498, died in Rome 1578), known worldwide as Giulio Clovio, was possibly the greatest miniature painter of his time. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Princess Anna of Masovia (1498-c. ... Meera (1498 - 1547) was a Rajput princess who lived in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... Andreas Osiander (Andreas Hosemann) (1498 - German Protestant theologian. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Sagara Taketo(相良武任; 1498-1551) is a samurai and retainer under Ouchi clan and a son of Sagara Masato. ... Events Russia, Reforming Synod of the metropolite Macaire, Orthodoxy: introduction of a calendar of the saints and an ecclesiastical law code ( Stoglav ) Major outbreak of the sweating sickness in England. ... Vergerios bust at Koper, Slowenia Pier (also: Pietro) Paolo Vergerio (1498-1565) was an Italian Reformer. ... Events March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded April 27 - Cebu City is established becoming the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. ... Felix Manz (ca. ... Events January 5 - Felix Manz, co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in the Limmat River in Zürich by the Zürich Reformed state church. ...

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Girolamo Savonarola, 1452-1498 (550 words)
In 1497 came a sentence of excommunication from Rome; and thus precluded from administering the sacred offices, Savonarola zealously tended the sick monks during the plague.
A second "bonfire of the vanities" in 1498 led to riots; and at the new elections the Medici party came into power.
On May 23, 1498, this extraordinary man and two Dominican disciples were hanged and burned, still professing their adherence to the Church.
Encyclopedia: 1498 (1993 words)
John of Lorraine (April 9, 1498, Bar-le-Duc – May 18, 1550, Neuvy-sur-Loire) was cardinal of Lorraine, archbishop of Reims, Lyon and Narbonne, bishop of Metz, Toul, Verdun, Thérouanne, Luçon, Albi, Valence, Nantes and Agen.
Eleanore of Austria, sometimes known also as Leonor of Castile (November 15, 1498 – February 25, 1558) was born Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Spain, became subsequently in turn queen consort of Portugal (1518–1521) and of France, also duchess of Touraine (1547–1558) as dower.
On May 23, 1498, this extraordinary man and two Dominican disciples were hanged and burned, still professing their adherence to the Church.
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