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Battle of Mohács
In the Battle of Mohács , the Turks under Suleyman the Magnificent defeat the Hungarians under Ludwig II.
Johann Zápolya Ferdinand Habsburg around 1530 Like the Habsburg Ferdinand I, Johann Zápolya was
elected King of Hungary .
1526 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 974/975 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1518/19
Aztec calendar 7th house - Chicome Calli (until the end of January / beginning of February: 6th Feuerstein - Chicuace Tecpatl )
Buddhist calendar 2069/70 (southern Buddhism); 2068/69 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 70th (71st) cycle

Year of the fire dog丙戌 ( at the beginning of the year wood rooster 乙酉)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 888/889 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3859/60 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 904/905
Islamic calendar 932/933 (turn of the year 7/8 October)
Jewish calendar 5286/87 (September 7th / 8th)
Coptic Calendar 1242/43
Malayalam calendar 701/702
Seleucid era Babylon: 1836/37 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1837/38 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1582/83 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Italian wars

German Peasants' War

Leaflet with a song of derision against the rebellious farmers in front of Radstadt
  • May 9th : In his draft of a new Tyrolean state order, the peasant leader Michael Gaismair conceives an egalitarian, Christian-democratic miners 'and farmers' state. He then gathered loyalists and supported the peasant uprising in Salzburg .
  • May / June: While besieging Radstadt , Michael Gaismair fights successful battles against advancing armies.
  • July 1 : The Pinzgau rebels suffer a defeat in the Peasants' War near Zell am See against the troops of the Swabian Federation .
  • July 2nd : Michael Gaismair and his peasant army suffer a devastating defeat in the Battle of Radstadt. This ends the Peasants' War in Tyrol . Gaismair escapes across the Alps to Veneto.

Further events in the Empire / Iberian Peninsula

Portrait of Carlos V and Isabel de Portugal , copy by Peter Paul Rubens after a lost original by Titian

Hungary / Ottoman Empire


Voyages of discovery


  • May 31 : Cord Broyhan invents in Hannover the Broyhan beer . This light brown, top-fermented beer quickly became an export hit for the city, giving it an economic boom.

science and technology


The four apostles
Susanna and the two old people



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Date of death secured

Epitaph Apollonias von Wiedebach and her husband Georg in the Leipzig Thomaskirche

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1526

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