1519 in History – What happened in year 1519


In history, year 1519 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 1519.

Know what happened in 1519:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 AprilSpanish conquistador Hernán Cortés established a settlement in Mexico, naming it 'Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz' ('Rich village of the True Cross').
10 JulyZhu Chenhao declared the Ming Dynasty emperor Zhengde ausurper, beginning the Prince of Ning rebellion, and led his army northin an attempt to capture Nanjing.
22 AprilSpanish conquistador Hernán Cortés established a settlementin Mexico, naming it 'Villa Rica de la Vera Cruz' ('Rich village of theTrue Cross').


List of famous birthdays in the year 1519:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
13 AprilCatherine de' Medici / Queen / Italy
15 February Pedro Menéndez de Avilés / Politician / Spain
15 JuneHenry FitzRoy / Politician / United Kingdom
16 February Gaspard II de Coligny / Admiral / France
19 February Froben Christoph of Zimmern / Author / Germany
22 NovemberJohannes Crato von Krafftheim / Physician / Germany
24 JuneTheodore Beza / Scholar / France
27 MayGirolamo Mei / Historian / Italy

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