|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:|| 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s
|Years:||1512 1513 1514 - 1515 - 1516 1517 1518|
|1515 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture – Art –|
|Literature – Music – Poetry – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1515 Edit
January - June Edit
July - December Edit
- September 5 - Selim captures the Persian capital of Tabriz without encountering any resistance, but is unable to hold it.
- September 13 - September 14 - Battle of Marignano - The army of Francis I of France defeats the Swiss, thanks to the timely arrival of a Venetian army. Francis restores French control of Milan.
- November 15 - Thomas Cardinal Wolsey invested as a Cardinal.
- December 24 - Thomas Wolsey is named the English Lord Chancellor.
- Ottoman Empire conquers Kurdistan.
- The Manchester Grammar School is founded.
- Conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar founded Havana, Cuba.
- Yadigarid Uzbeks found the Khanate of Khiva.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1515 |
|Ab urbe condita||2268|
|Armenian calendar|| 964 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-329 – -328|
|Coptic calendar||1231 – 1232|
|Ethiopian calendar||1507 – 1508|
|Hebrew calendar||5275 – 5276|
|- Vikram Samvat||1570 – 1571|
|- Shaka Samvat||1437 – 1438|
|- Kali Yuga||4616 – 4617|
|Iranian calendar||893 – 894|
|Islamic calendar||920 – 921|
|Japanese calendar|| Eishō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2175|
|Thai solar calendar||2058|
- January 4 - Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, Polish magnate (died 1565)
- February 14 - Frederick III, ruler from the house of Wittelsbach (died 1576)
- February 18 - Valerius Cordus, German physician (died 1544)
- February 24 - Johann Weyer, German physician (died 1588)
- March 28 - Saint Teresa of Ávila, Spanish Carmelite nun and poet (died 1582)
- July 10 - Francisco de Toledo, (died 1584)
- July 21 - Philip Neri, Italian churchman (died 1595)
- September 8 - Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (died 1585)
- September 22 - Anne of Cleves, fourth queen of Henry VIII of England (died 1557)
- October 4 - Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (died 1586)
- October 7 - Infante Duarte, sixth son of King Manuel I of Portugal and his wife Maria of Aragon (died 1540)
- October 8 - Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (died 1578)
- November 22 - Mary of Guise, queen of James V of Scotland and regent of Scotland (died 1560)
- date unknown
- Gilbert Kennedy, Scottish peer (died 1558)
- Sebastian Castellio, rector of the College of Geneva (died 1563)
- Cristóvão da Costa, Portuguese doctor and natural historian (died 1580)
- Injong of Joseon, 12th king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea (died 1545)
- Pierre de la Ramée, French humanist scholar (died 1572)
- Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests for Elizabeth I of England (died 1587)
- Tomé de Sousa, first governor-general of Brazil (died 1573)
- Thomas Watson, Catholic Bishop (died 1584)
- See also 1515 births.
- January 1 - King Louis XII of France (born 1462)
- January 15 - Diebold Schilling the Younger, Swiss chronicler
- February 6 - Aldus Manutius, Venetian printer (born c1449)
- April 15 - Mikołaj Kamieniecki, Polish nobleman (szlachcic) and the first Great Hetman of the Crown (born 1460)
- September 9 - Joseph Volotsky, prominent caesaropapist ideologist of the Russian Orthodox Church who led the party defending monastic landownership
- October - Bartolomeo d'Alviano, Venetian general (born 1455)
- November 5 - Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter (born 1474)
- December 2 - Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and statesman (born 1453)
- December 16 - Afonso de Albuquerque, Portuguese naval general (born 1453)
- date unknown
- Meñli I Giray, khan of the Crimean Khanate (born 1445)
- Pietro Lombardo, Italian Renaissance sculptor and architect; born in Carona (Ticino) (born 1435)
- Nezahualpilli, Aztec philosopher (born 1464)
- Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish conquistador (born 1466)
- Andreas Stoberl, Austrian astronomer, mathematician and theologian (born 1465)
- See also 1515 deaths.
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People of the year 1515 at Familypedia
31 people were born in 1515
24 children were born to the 16 women born in 1515
16 people died in 1515
815 people lived in 1515
Events of the year 1515 at FamilypediaEdit
24 people were married in 1515.
There were 0 military battles in 1515.