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Year of the Wood Dragon甲辰( at the beginning of the year, water - hare癸卯)
Syria: 1795/96 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- The English Parliament published the statement titulus regius.
- The Lion's Castle in the Seven Mountains falls after many previous changes of ownership of the Duchy of Berg.
- Les Bois is first mentioned.
- In the Malla kingdom it comes to rebellion of Ratna Malla against his ruling in Bhaktapur brother Raya Malla. He built in a part of the Kingdom of his own rule with the capital Kantipur.
- The late Gothic town hall to Michel in the Odenwald is built.
- In London, the College of Arms is founded.
In Rome, Pope Sixtus IV died on August 12 after a stroke, having learned the previous day of a contract concluded by the allied with him Italian powers against his will with the Republic of Venice Peace. On August 29, the College of Cardinals Giovanni Battista Cibo chooses his successor. This, of Innocent VIII called his election by bribing the cardinals at night secures against the decision. The papal policies determined subsequently Giuliano della Rovere with much, a nephew of his predecessor. Innocent is known. Especially through the promotion of the Inquisition and witch hunts with the written by Heinrich Institoris bull Summis desiderantes affectibus of 5 December, causing a sharp increase in witch trials, especially in Germany Thus, this dark chapter of church history reaches its climax.
- Beatrix da Silva Meneses is based in Toledo women's Order of Conceptionist.
- Bishop Sixtus of Tannberg founded the monastery of Saint Francis of Freising.
- FEBRUARY 21: Joachim I, Elector of Brandenburg ( † 1535)
- March 4: Georg the Pious, Regent of Ansbach († 1543)
- April 23: Julius Caesar Scaliger, real name probably Giulio Bordoni, Italian humanist († 1558 )
- May 10: Wolfgang von Baden († 1522)
- JUNE 25: V. Bartholomew Welser, Augsburg patrician and merchant, († 1561)
- November 24: John III. Rosenberg, Grand Prior of the Order of St John and nobleman of the house of Rosenberg ( † 1532)
- NOVEMBER 29: Joachim von Watt, Swiss humanist and reformer († 1551 )
- December 13: Paul Speratus, German theologian, reformer and hymn writer († 1551 )