1554

1554

Year 1554 was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events of 1554

January - June

* January 5 - A great fire breaks out in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
* January 25 - São Paulo, Brazil is founded.
* February - Thomas Wyatt surrenders to government forces in London.
* February 12 - After claiming the throne of England the previous year, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason alongside her husband.
* March 17 - Princess Elizabeth is imprisoned in The Tower.
* April 12 - Mary of Guise becomes Regent of Scotland.
* May 21 - A Royal Charter is granted to Derby School at Derby, England.

July - December

* July 23 - 25 - Queen Mary I of England marries King Philip of Naples, the only son of Emperor Charles V, in Winchester, England.
* August 2 - Battle of Marciano: Senese-French forces are defeated by the Florentine-Imperial army.
* August 12 - Battle of Renty: French forces led by Francis, Duke of Guise turn back an invasion of Picardy by Charles V.

Undated

* Mikael Agricola becomes the bishop of Turku.
* Saadi conquest the Kingdom of Fez

Births

* January 9 - Pope Gregory XV (d. 1623)
* January 20 - King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)
* March - Richard Hooker, Anglican theologian (d. 1600)
* March 26 - Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)
* April - Stephen Gosson, English satirist (d. 1624)
* May 20 - Paolo Bellasio, Italian composer (d. 1594)
* October 3 - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (d. 1628)
* November 30 - Sir Philip Sidney, English courtier and poet (d. 1586)
* December 19 - Philip William, Prince of Orange (d. 1618)
*"date unknown"
**Jacques Bongars, French scholar and diplomat (d. 1612)
**James Lancaster, English navigator (d. 1618)
**Walter Raleigh, English writer, poet, and explorer (d. 1618)
**Francis Throckmorton, English conspirator (d. 1584)

Deaths

* January 1 - Pedro de Valdivia, Spanish conquistador (b. c. 1500)
* January 16 - Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. c. 1480)
* February 12
**Lord Guilford Dudley, consort of Lady Jane Grey (executed) (b. 1536)
**Lady Jane Grey, claimant to the throne of England (executed) (b. 1537)
* February 21 - Hieronymus Bock, German botanist (b. 1498)
* February 23 - Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English politician (executed) (b. c.1515)
* March 3 - John Frederick, Elector of Saxony (b. 1503)
* April 11 - Thomas Wyatt the Younger, English rebel (executed) (b. 1521)
* August 25 - Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1473)
* September 22 - Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, Spanish conquistador (b. c. 1510)
* December 22 - Alessandro Bonvicino, Italian painter (b. 1498)
*"date unknown"
**Leo Africanus, Sudanese writer (b. 1485)
**Sebastiano Serlio, Italian architect (b. 1475)
**John Taylor, Bishop of Lincoln (b. 1503)


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 1554 — Années : 1551 1552 1553  1554  1555 1556 1557 Décennies : 1520 1530 1540  1550  1560 1570 1580 Siècles : XVe siècle  XVIe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1554 — Portal Geschichte | Portal Biografien | Aktuelle Ereignisse | Jahreskalender ◄ | 15. Jahrhundert | 16. Jahrhundert | 17. Jahrhundert | ► ◄ | 1520er | 1530er | 1540er | 1550er | 1560er | 1570er | 1580er | ► ◄◄ | ◄ | 1550 | 1551 | 1552 | 15 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1554 — Años: 1551 1552 1553 – 1554 – 1555 1556 1557 Décadas: Años 1520 Años 1530 Años 1540 – Años 1550 – Años 1560 Años 1570 Años 1580 Siglos: Siglo XV – …   Wikipedia Español

  • -1554 — Années : 1557 1556 1555   1554  1553 1552 1551 Décennies : 1580 1570 1560   1550  1540 1530 1520 Siècles : XVIIe siècle av. J.‑C.  XVIe siècle av. J.‑C.  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1554 Yugoslavia — is a minor planet or asteroid. It was discovered on September 6, 1940 by Milorad B. Protić, a Serbian astronomer, at Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, now Serbia.It was named for the country of Yugoslavia …   Wikipedia

  • 1554 год — Годы 1550 · 1551 · 1552 · 1553 1554 1555 · 1556 · 1557 · 1558 Десятилетия 1530 е · 1540 е 1550 е 1560 е · …   Википедия

  • 1554 en science — Années : 1551 1552 1553  1554  1555 1556 1557 Décennies : 1520 1530 1540  1550  1560 1570 1580 Siècles : XVe siècle  XVIe siècle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1554 en littérature — Années : 1551 1552 1553  1554  1555 1556 1557 Décennies : 1520 1530 1540  1550  1560 1570 1580 Siècles : XVe siècle  XVIe siècle&# …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1554 en musique classique — Années : 1551 1552 1553  1554  1555 1556 1557 Décennies : 1520 1530 1540  1550  1560 1570 1580 Siècles : XVe siècle  XVIe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1554 en France — Années : 1551 1552 1553  1554  1555 1556 1557 Décennies : 1520 1530 1540  1550  1560 1570 1580 Siècles : XVe siècle  XVIe siècle&# …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”