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- April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte d'Enghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin.
- May - Emperor Charles V again invades eastern France
- June 19 - August 18 - Imperial siege of St. Dizier in eastern France
- July 19 - September 14 - English forces under Henry VIII besiege and capture Boulogne.
- September 18 - Peace of Crépy - Peace between Charles and Francis. The war between France and England continues.
- October 9 - French forces under the Dauphin assault Boulogne, but are ultimately unsuccessful.
- Italian botanist Luca Ghini publishes the first herbarium
- Founding of the University of Königsberg
- Hungary is invaded by the Turks for the third time and gets robbed of the crown jewels
- First occurrence of rats in North America
- Gustav I of Sweden signs an alliance with France
- Act of Succession: Elizabeth is restored to the Line of Succession to the throne of England
- January 19 - Francis II of France
- March 11 - Torquato Tasso, Italian poet
- May 24 - William Gilbert, English scientist,pioneer in the study of magnetism († 1603)
- November 27 - Ascanio Trombeti , Italian composer
- April 30 - Thomas Audley, English Lord Chancellor
- September 25 - Valerius Cordus, German physician and scientist (* 1515)
- September 10 - Clément Marot, French poet
- Manco Inca Yupanqui, ruler of the Inca
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