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14th century - 15th century - 16th century
- Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Mart� Joan De Galba is published.
- Yoshitane becomes Ashikaga shogun of Japan.
- Charles John Amadeus of Savoy becomes Duke of Savoy at age 1, mother Blanche of Montferrato is regent.
- Aldus Manutius moves to Venice.
- John Colet receives M.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford.
- Castle Church in Wittenberg is begun.
- Pedro de Covilham arrives in Ethiopia.
- Catholic missionaries arrive in the African kingdom of Kongo.
- Regular postal service connects the Habsburg residences of Mechelen and Innsbruck, the first in Germany.
- March 24 - Georg Agricola, German scholar, scientist (+ 1555)
- May 16 - Albert, Duke of Prussia (+ 1568)
- June 28 - Albert of Mainz, elector, archbishop
- October 12 - Bernardo Pisano , Italian composer
- Vittoria Colonna, Italian poetess (+ 1547)
- Jean Salmon Macri , poet (+ 1557)
- Andrej Perlah , Slovene mathematician
- Philip, Duke of Nemours , son of Philip II of Savoy
- Bernhard von Reesen Gdansk merchant (approximate date)
- Kaspar Schwenkfeld von Ossig, German theologian (+ 1561)
- John Taverner, English composer (approximate date)
- Leonhard Kleber , German organist (approximate date)
- Thomas Crecquillon, French composer (approximate date)
- Claudin de Sermisy , French chanson composer (approximate date)
- Adrian Willaert, Franco-Flemish composer, the founder of the Venetian school (approximate date)
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