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1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. 1497 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1498 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1499 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events Alexander becomes King of Poland. ... Events January 1 - Portuguese explorers sailed into Guanabra Bay, Brazil and mistook it for the mouth of a river which they named Rio de Janeiro May 9 - Christopher Columbus leaves Spain for his fourth and final trip to the New World. May 21 - Portuguese discover island of St Helena. ... Events January 20 - Seville in Castile is awarded exclusive right to trade with the New World. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... 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 ... ... Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Decades: 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s Years: 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 Events and Trends Spanish conquest of Peru Beginning of colonization of Brazil Categories: 1530s ... 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. ... Communication By the end of the 15th century, about 35,000 different books have been published and printed. ... 1499 state leaders - Events of 1500 - 1501 state leaders - State leaders by year Americas Aztec Empire - Auitzotl, Aztec Emperor (1486-1502) Inca Empire - Huayna Capac, Inca Emperor (1493-1527) Asia China (Ming Dynasty) - Hongzhi, Emperor of China (1487-1505) Japan Monarch - Go-Tsuchimikado, Emperor of Japan (1464-1500) Go-Kashiwabara... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ...


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Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... One million (1000000), one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999999 and preceding 1000001. ... Jackson J. Spielvogel is an associate professor at the Pennsylvania State University. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ludovico Sforza in a portrait by Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Pedro Álvares Cabral Pedro Álvares Cabral (c. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 – January 1, 1515) was King of France 1498 – January 1, 1515. ... Ferdinand and his wife Isabel of Castile Ferdinand II (Fernando de Aragón in Spanish and Ferran dAragó in Catalan), nicknamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples, Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona. ... The following is a list of monarchs of Naples and Sicily: See also: List of Counts of Apulia and Calabria Hauteville Counts of Sicily, 1071-1130 Roger I 1071-1101 Simon 1101-1105 Roger II 1105-1130 Hauteville Kings of Sicily, 1130-1198 Roger II 1130-1154 William I 1154... Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (後柏原天皇) (November 19, 1464 - May 19, 1526) was the 104th imperial ruler of Japan. ... The Battle of Hemmingstedt took place on February 17th 1500 near the village of Hemmingstedt in present-day Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. ... Dithmarschen is a district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... The Second Battle of Lepanto, also known as the Battle of Modon happened in 1500, as part of the 1499-1503 Turkish-Venetian Wars between the Ottoman Empire and the Venetians. ... The Most Serene Republic of Venice was a city-state in Venetia in Northeastern Italy, based around the city of Venice. ... Naupactus is also a scientific name, see Naupactus (beetle) Nafpaktos, Latin: Naupactus or Naupactos (Italian, Lepanto; modern Greek, Ναύπακτος, rarely Epakto), is a town in the nomarchy of Acarnania and Aetolia, Greece, situated on a bay on the north side of the straits of Lepanto. ... The Luo are a people of Kenya, they live on the shores and hinterland of Lake Victoria. ... Nilotic refers to a number of indigenous East African peoples originating in northeast Africa in the region of the Nile River. ... Buganda is the kingdom of the 52 clans of the Baganda people, the largest of the four traditional kingdoms in present-day Uganda. ... Diogo Dias was a 15th century Portuguese explorer. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ...

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February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The humanist and patron, Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi (February 22, 1500 – May 2, 1564) formed a great library and was at the center of humanist studies in 16th-century Rome, though serving on the Roman Inquisition. ... Events March 8 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles V Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain Charles V (Spanish: Carlos I, Dutch: Karel V, German: Karl V.) (24 February 1500–21 September 1558) is considered (the first) King of Spain though in fact his son was the first to use that title. ... 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. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Joachim Camerarius (April 12, 1500 - April 17, 1574), German classical scholar, was born at Bamberg. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Alexander Ales (Alesius) (April 23, 1500 _ March 17, 1565) was a Scottish theologian of the school of Augsburg. ... 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. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Gold Salt cellar by Cellini Benvenuto Cellini (November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... Johannes Aal (born around 1500 in Bremgarten, died 1553 in Solothurn) was a Swiss theologian, composer and dramaturg. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... John of Avila (or Apostle of Andalusia) (1500 - 1569) was a Spanish mystic and saint. ... Events January 11 - First recorded lottery in England. ... George Cavendish (1500–c. ... Wu Chengen (Traditional Chinese: 吳承恩; Simplified Chinese: 吴承恩; pinyin: Wú ChéngÄ“n) (1500? or 1506?-1582) , was a Chinese novelist and poet of the Ming Dynasty. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles Dumoulin (1500 - 1566), French jurist, was born in Paris. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... Heinrich Faber (before 1500 - 26 February 1552) was a German music theorist, composer, and Kantor. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Federico II of Gonzaga (1500 – 1540), Marquis of Mantua, succeeded his father Francesco as ruler of Mantua in 1519. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Francisco de Moraes (1500? - 1572) was a Portuguese author and writer. ... Events January 16 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England. ... Reginald Pole, cardinal Reginald Pole (1500 – November 17, 1558) Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was a son of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury. ... Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... 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. ... Mem de Sá was a Governor-General of Brazil from 1557-1572. ... Events January 16 - Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England. ... Johann Stumpf (1500-1576) was an early writer on the history and topography of Switzerland. ... Events May 5 - Peace of Beaulieu or Peace of Monsieur (after Monsieur, the Duc dAnjou, brother of the King, who negotiated it). ... Pietro Martire Vermigli, known as Peter Martyr (1500-1562), was a theologian of the Reformation period. ...

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1500 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (351 words)
1497 1498 1499 - 1500 - 1501 1502 1503
1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.
January 5 - Duke Ludovico Sforza recaptures Milan, but is soon driven out again by the French.
BMW World - 1500 (416 words)
Announced in 1961, the BMW 1500 was the first of the New Class generation.
The 1500 was the first modern BMW with a four-cylinder engine.
The 1500 was a middle-class family sedan, but the German market demanded a car with higher performance.
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