1547 in History – What happened in year 1547

In history, year 1547 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 1547.

Know what happened in 1547:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 September Anglo-Scottish Wars-English forces defeated the Scots at theBattle of Pinkie Cleugh near Musselburgh, Lothian, Scotland.
24 AprilSchmalkaldic War-Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, led Imperialtroops to a decisive victory in the Battle of Mühlberg over theLutheran Schmalkaldic League of Protestant princes.
28 JanuaryNine-year-old Edward VI became the first Protestant ruler ofEngland, during whose reign Protestantism was established for the firsttime in the country with reforms that included the abolition of clericalcelibacy and the mass.
10 SeptemberAnglo-Scottish Wars-English forces defeated the Scots at theBattle of Pinkie Cleugh near Musselburgh, Lothian, Scotland.
24 AprilSchmalkaldic War-Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, led Imperialtroops to a decisive victory in the Battle of Mühlberg over theLutheran Schmalkaldic League of Protestant princes.
24 AprilSchmalkaldic War-Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, led Imperial troops to a decisive victory in the Battle of Mühlberg over the Lutheran Schmalkaldic League of Protestant princes.
28 JanuaryNine-year-old Edward VI became the first Protestant ruler of England, during whose reign Protestantism was established for the first time in the country with reforms that included the abolition of clerical celibacy and the mass.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1547:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March Rudolph Goclenius / Philosopher / Germany
05 DecemberUbbo Emmius / Historian / Netherlands
14 SeptemberJohan van Oldenbarnevelt / Politician / Netherlands
18 OctoberJustus Lipsius / Scholar / Belgium
22 SeptemberPhilipp Nicodemus Frischlin / Poet / Germany
24 January Joanna of Austria / Duchess / Austria
28 JuneCristofano Malvezzi / Composer / Italy
29 OctoberPrincess Sophia of Sweden / Princess / Sweden
29 SeptemberMiguel de Cervantes / Poet / Spain

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