What Happened In History Year 1515

Historical Events for the Year 1515

  • 1st January » King Francis I of France succeeds to the France known as French throne.
  • 25th January » Coronation of the French monarch e.g Coronation of Francis I of France.
  • 13th May » Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk are officially married at Greenwich.
  • 10th September » Thomas Wolsey is invested as a Cardinal (Catholicism) called Cardinal

Famous Birthdays in 1515

  • 28th March » Teresa of Ávila, Spanish nun and saint (d. 1582)
  • 8th September » Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish priest and scholar (d. 1585)
  • 22nd September » Anne of Cleves (d. 1557)
  • 4th October » Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (d. 1586)
  • 8th October » Margaret Douglas, English wife of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (d. 1578)
  • 22nd November » Mary of Guise (d. 1560)

Famous Deaths in History for 1515

  • 1st January » Louis XII of France (b. 1462)
  • 6th February » Aldus Manutius, Italian publisher, founded the Aldine Press (b. 1449)
  • 2nd December » Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general (b. 1453)
  • 16th December » Afonso de Albuquerque, Portuguese admiral and politician, 3rd List of governors of Portuguese India e.g Viceroy of Portuguese India (b. 1453)

Historical events for the year 1515 by month