1541 in History – What happened in year 1541

In history, year 1541 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 1541.

Know what happened in 1541:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 MaySpanish conquistadors led by Hernando de Soto (pictured) becamethe first documented Europeans to reach the Mississippi River.
12 FebruarySpanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia founded Santiago, todaythe capital of Chile, as Santiago del Nuevo Extremo.
13 SeptemberAfter three years of exile, John Calvin returned to Geneva toreform the church under a body of doctrine that came to be known asCalvinism.
13 SeptemberAfter three years of exile, John Calvin returned to Geneva toreform the church under a body of doctrine that came to be known asCalvinism.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1541:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
08 AprilMichele Mercati / Physician / Italy
26 January Florent Chrestien / Poet / France

More years: 1501 | 1511 | 1521 | 1531 | 1541 | 1551 | 1561 | 1571 | 1581 | 1591 || 1541 | 1641 | 1741 | 1841 | 1941

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