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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1480s  1490s  1500s  – 1510s –  1520s  1530s  1540s
Years: 1507 1508 150915101511 1512 1513

Events

  • January 23Henry VIII of England, then 18 years-old, appears incognito in the lists at Richmond, and is applauded for his jousting before he reveals himself.
  • Conquest of Pskov by Grand Prince Vasili III of Muscovy.
  • Formation of the Holy League to defend the Italian States.
  • Peter Henlein builds the first pocketwatch.
  • End of the War of the League of Cambrai (started 1508)
  • Start of the War of the Holy League (ended 1513)

Births

  • March 30Antonio de Cabezón, Spanish composer and organist (died 1566)
  • April 2 – Ashikaga Yoshiharu, Japanese shogun (died 1550)
  • July 22 – Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (died 1537)
  • October 6 – Rowland Taylor, English pastor (executed 1555)
  • November 6 – John Caius, English physician (d. 1573)
  • Mikael Agricola, Finnish scholar (died 1557)
  • Francis Borgia, General of the Jesuits (died 1572)
  • Jörg Breu the Younger, German painter (died 1547)
  • Ferenc Dávid, Hungarian religious reformer (died 1579)
  • Andrea Gabrieli, Italian composer and organist (died 1586)
  • Claude Goudimel, French composer and music theorist (died 1572)
  • Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (died 1577)
  • Aloysius Lilius, Italian inventor of the Gregorian calendar (died 1576)
  • Solomon Luria, Polish-born Kabbalist (died 1574)
  • Luis de Morales, Spanish religious painter (died 1586)
  • Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord (died 1551)
  • Bernard de Palissy, French potter and writer
  • Ambroise Paré, French surgeon (died 1590)
  • Guillaume Postel, linguist (died 1581)
  • Renee of France, daughter of Louis XII of France and Anne of Brittany (died 1575)
  • Lope de Rueda, Spanish dramatist and writer
  • Lawrence Sheriff, Elizabethan gentleman and grocer (died 1567)
  • Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer (died 1554)
  • Claudio Veggio, Italian composer
  • Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon, French naval officer (died 1571)

Deaths

  • February 28 – Juan de la Cosa, Spanish mapmaker and explorer (born c. 1460)
  • March 1 – Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier and explorer (born c. 1450)
  • March 10 – Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, German preacher (born 1445)
  • May 17Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (born 1445)
  • August 17 – Edmund Dudley, English statesman
  • December 14 – Friedrich of Saxony (b. 1473)
  • December 31 – Bianca Maria Sforza, daughter of Duke Galeazzo Maria Sforza of Milan and wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (born 1472)
  • Agueybana, Taino chief
  • Ambrogio Calepino, Italian lexicographer (born 1450)
  • Catherine Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus (born 1454)
  • Richard Empson, English statesman
  • Giorgione, Italian painter (born c. 1477)
  • Bohuslav Hasištejnský z Lobkovic, Bohemian writer (born 1461)
  • Florian Zamoyski, Polish nobleman

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