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- April 11 - Battle of Ravenna . French forces under Gaston de Foix, Duc de Nemours defeat the Spanish under Raymond of Cardona, but Gaston is killed in the pursuit.
- November 1 - The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo, is exhibited to the public for the first time.
- Juan Ponce de León discovers the Turks and Caicos Islands.
- Selim I succeeds Beyazid II as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
- Moldavia is conquered by the Turks.
- Copernicus writes Commentariolus and moves the sun to the center of the solar system.
- First use of the word "masque" to denote a poetic drama.
- Florentine Republic is dismantled and the Medici family comes back into power.
- April 10/April 11 - Prince James Stuart, later King James V of Scotland.
- Catherine Parr, later sixth Queen consort of King Henry VIII of England.
- Abati, Italian artist
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