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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Charles IX  from France
King Charles IX of France concludes the peace of Saint-Germain with the ...
Gaspard de Coligny
... Huguenot leader Admiral Gaspard de Coligny . The peace will last two years.
All Saints Flood 1570, contemporary leaflet by Hans Moser
A storm surge flooded the North Sea coast
from Flanders to northwestern Germany .
1570 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1018/19 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1562/63
Buddhist calendar 2113/14 (southern Buddhism); 2112/13 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 71st (72nd) cycle

Year of the Metal Horse庚午 ( at the beginning of the year Earth-Snake 己巳)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 932/933 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3903/04 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 948/949
Islamic calendar 977/978 (turn of the year 4th / 5th June)
Jewish calendar 5330/31 (August 30/31)
Coptic calendar 1286/87
Malayalam calendar 745/746
Seleucid era Babylon: 1880/81 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1881/82 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1626/27 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

British Islands

Pius V and Elizabeth I
(photo montage)

Central and Western Europe

  • Dutch merchants settle in Emden as a result of the persecution of the faith .

Eastern and Northern Europe

Fifth Venetian Turkish War



  • Chief Hiawatha initiated the establishment of the Iroquois Federation, at that time a union of five Iroquois tribes.

science and technology

World map of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum from 1570
Abraham Ortelius: Africa, 1570
Tepeyahualco Aqueduct




  • Náchod is almost completely destroyed by a major fire.


Date of birth saved

Peter Pázmány

Exact date of birth unknown


Date of death secured

Matthäus Alber

Exact date of death unknown

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