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- Secured 3.1 Date of birth
- 3.2 Exact date of birth unknown
- 3.3 Born in 1500
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Southern and Western Europe
- February 5: Duke Ludovico Sforza captured Milan, his former possession, with Swiss help back.
- JANUARY 26: Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first Spaniard in today Pernambuco his foot on the soil of Brazil.
- April 22: Pedro Álvares Cabral reached with his expedition as probably the first European to the coast of Brazil today.
- NOVEMBER 25: Christopher Columbus third voyage ends with his removal in chains to Spain. Francisco de Bobadilla, his successor as governor, let him in Santo Domingo arrested on allegations of mismanagement.
Largest cities in the world in 1500
Science and Technology
- 1500: The Thurgau pigs tailor Jacob Nufer leads to his wife's probably the first successful caesarean, the mother and child survive.
- JULY 23: The southern Martin Storm of Basel Cathedral is completed by Hans von Nuss village. Thus, the cathedral, after almost 500 years of construction period officially completed.
- The earliest road map of Central Europe is the 1500 on the occasion of the Holy Year Romwegkarte printed by Erhard Etzlaub. The card with the title This is the Rome Way of meylen to meylen with material points recorded by eyner stat to the other by deutzsche Landt. , Like all cards Etzlaubs gesüdet (south is at the top ), three directions are east, lunch and Undergang labeled. The road is shown and the distances between the cities are points in the distance by one each German mile ( 7.4 km ) measurable.
- 1500: Hieronymus Bosch painted the triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights.
- 1500: In the art genre painting is created.
- November 29: From the Mainz Church of St. Stephen the Anna Main stolen. The relic of Saint Anne enters the result in the Anna church to Düren.
Historic maps and views
Europe map of Erhard Etzlaub ( south oriented)
Halle an der Saale, Market Square 1500
Eindhoven in 1500
- February 7: João de Castro, Portuguese commander and navigator († 1560)
- February 24: Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, as Charles I King of Spain († 1558 )
- March 3: Reginald Pole, Archbishop of Canterbury († 1558 )
- July 5th: Paris Bordone, Italian painter († 1571)
- August 1: John Rivius, German educator and theologian († 1553)
- September 5: Maria von Jever, the last Regent of the dominion of Jever from the chief family of the Wiemkens († 1575)
- November 3: Benvenuto Cellini, Italian sculptor and goldsmith († 1571)
Exact date of birth unknown
- Erasmus Alber, German theologian, reformer and poet († 1553)
- Ditmar Koel, captain, successful pirate hunter and 1548-1563 Mayor of Hamburg ( † 1563)
- Countess Ludovica Torelli of Guastalla, Italian foundress of religious women's associations († 1569 )
- Jacob Jonas, German philologist, jurist, politician and diplomat († 1558 )
Born in 1500
- Andreas Althamer, German humanist and reformer ( † around 1539)
- Luis de Milán, Spanish composer († 1561 )
- Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, English statesman († 1552)
- MAY 29: Bartolomeu Dias, Portuguese navigator and explorer (* 1450 )
- AUGUST 26: Philip I, the Younger, Count of Hanau- coins mountain ( * 1449 )