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Constitutio Criminalis Carolina (printed edition 1577)
Emperor Charles V issues the Constitutio Criminalis Carolina .
Elector Johann Friedrich, portrayed by Lucas Cranach the Elder
Johann Friedrich I becomes
Elector of Saxony .
Siege of Güns 1532, detail of a copper engraving by Eduard Schön
The Ottomans have to break off the siege of Kőszeg
after a month without success.
1532 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 980/981 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1524/25
Aztec calendar 13th tubes - Matlactli omey Acatl (until the end of January / beginning of February: 12th Rabbit - Matlactli omome Tochtli )
Buddhist calendar 2075/76 (southern Buddhism); 2074/75 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 70th (71st) cycle

Year of the water dragon壬辰 ( at the beginning of the year metal rabbit 辛卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 894/895 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3865/66 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 910/911
Islamic calendar 938/939 (turn of the year 2nd / 3rd August)
Jewish calendar 5292/93 (August 30/31)
Coptic calendar 1248/49
Malayalam calendar 707/708
Seleucid era Babylon: 1842/43 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1843/44 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1588/89 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

Turkish wars in Europe

  • June: A Turkish army penetrates again towards Vienna via Hungary.
Statue of Miklós Jurisics in Kőszeg , Hungary
  • August 5th to 30th : During the siege of Kőszeg by the Ottomans , the defenders of the city, under their general Nikola Jurišić , can assert themselves against the besiegers.
  • September: An imperial relief army of approx. 80,000 men causes Sultan Suleyman I's army in front of Vienna to retreat.
  • September 19 : The majority of the Turkish patrol troops who had penetrated deep into southern Lower Austria under Kasim Bey are retreated in the Leobersdorf – Enzesfeld-Lindabrunn – Wiener Neustadt – Neunkirchen area by far superior troops from the Holy Roman Empire and the Habsburg hereditary countries placed and crushed.
  • The imperial admiral Andrea Doria was able to recapture several southern Greek cities from the Turks.



Battle of Cajamarca



  • The Baptist Andreas Fischer replaces Oswald Glaidt as leader of the Sabbaths in Moravia.
  • Connection of the Waldensians to the Calvinist Reformation: Resolutions by Chanforan of September 12, 1532


Historical maps and views

World map 1532 by Sebastian Münster : Typi cosmographici et declaratio et usus, per Sebastianum Munsterum
City seal of Ansbach 1532


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Anna of Denmark, Electress of Saxony

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Born around 1532


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