What Happened In History Year 1522

Historical Events for the Year 1522

  • 27th April » Combined forces of Habsburg Spain Spain and the Papal States defeat a Kingdom of France French and Republic of Venice Venetian army at the Battle of Bicocca.
  • 26th June » Ottomans begin the second Siege of Rhodes (1522) called Siege of Rhodes.
  • 20th December » Siege of Rhodes (1522) Siege of Rhodes: Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights Hospitaller Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights Hospitaller Knights

Famous Birthdays in 1522

  • 2nd February » Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (d. 1565)
  • 28th March » Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (d. 1557)
  • 24th May » John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)
  • 11th September » Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian ornithologist and botanist (d. 1605)
  • 9th November » Martin Chemnitz, German astrologer and theologian (d. 1586)
  • 18th November » Lamoral, Count of Egmont (d. 1568)
  • 28th December » Margaret of Parma (d. 1583)

Famous Deaths in History for 1522

  • 25th February » William Lily (grammarian) known as William Lily, English scholar (b. 1468)
  • 25th June » Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1451)
  • 30th October » Jean Mouton, French composer (b. 1459)
  • 14th November » Anne of France (b. 1461)

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