1500 in History – What happened in year 1500

In history, year 1500 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1500.

Know what happened in 1500:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 AprilPortuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral and his crew landedin Brazil and claimed the land for Portugal.
22 AprilPortuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral and his crew landedin present day Brazil and claimed the land for Portugal.
26 January Spanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador Vicente YáñezPinzón reached the north coast of what today is Brazil.
26 JanuarySpanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador Vicente YáñezPinzón reached the north coast of what today is Brazil.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1500:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Solomon Molcho / Mystic / Portugal
02 JulyFederico Cesi (cardinal) / Cardinal / Italy
03 NovemberBenvenuto Cellini / Painter / Italy
06 January John of Ávila / Mystic / Spain
12 AprilJoachim Camerarius / Scholar / Germany
17 OctoberAlonso de Orozco Mena / Priest / Spain
22 February Rodolfo Pio da Carpi / Cardinal / Italy
23 AprilJohann Stumpf / Writer / Switzerland
23 AprilAlexander Ales / Academic / Scotland
27 February João de Castro / Nobleman / Portugal

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