|Centuries:||15th century - 16th century - 17th century|
|Decades:||1530s 1540s 1550s - 1560s - 1570s 1580s 1590s|
|Years:|| 1560 1561 1562 1563 1564|
1565 1566 1567 1568 1569
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - Architecture|
Establishments - Disestablishments
- William Shakespeare, English playwright.
- Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher.
Events and trendsEdit
- In 1565, the city of St. Augustine was founded by the Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés on August 28 in modern-day Florida. The city is the oldest continually occupied European settlement in the continental United States.
- In 1566, widespread Protestant iconoclasm in the Netherlands led to the start of the Eighty Years' War.
- In 1569, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was founded.
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