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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1500s  1510s  1520s  – 1530s –  1540s  1550s  1560s
Years: 1536 1537 153815391540 1541 1542

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  • February 6 – John III, Duke of Cleves, born 3 August 1491
  • March 12 – Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, diplomat, politician, and father of Anne Boleyn (born 1477)
  • May 7Guru Nanak, founder of Sikhism (born 1469)
  • May 7 – Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (born 1466)
  • July 5 – St. Anthony Maria Zaccaria, founder of the Barnabite Order (born 1502)
  • September 8 – John Stokesley, English prelate (born 1475)
  • James Beaton, Scottish church leader
  • Vannoccio Biringuccio, Italian metallurgist (born 1480)
  • Hugh Cook Faringdon, Abbot of Reading
  • George, Duke of Saxony (born 1471)
  • Symeon Iwanowicz Trubczewski, governor of Kostroma
  • Isabella d'Este, "First Lady of the Renaissance" (born 1474)

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