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- July 22 - Battle of Dornach - The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I.
- July 28 - First Battle of Lepanto - The Turkish navy wins a decisive victory over the Venetians.
- September 22 - Treaty of Basel . Maximilian is forced to grant the Swiss de facto independence.
- November 23 - Pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck is hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London. In 1497 he invaded England claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV of England.
- November 28 - Edward, Earl of Warwick is executed for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London. He was the last male member of the House of York.
- The French under Louis XII seize Milan, driving out Duke Ludovico Sforza.
- March 31 - Pope Pius IV (d. 1565)
- September 3 - Diane de Poitiers, lover of King Henri II of France (d. 1566)
- November 23 - Perkin Warbeck, Pretender to the English throne
- November 28 - Edward, Earl of Warwick, last male member of the House of York (b. 1475)
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