1526 in history

1526 events chronologically

Apr 21 The last ruler of the Lodi Dynasty, Ibrahim Lodi is defeated and killed by Babur in the First Battle of Panipat
Aug 29 Battle of Mohács: The Ottoman Turks led by Suleiman the Magnificent defeat and kill the last Jagiellonian king of Hungary and Bohemia

Top 7 most famous people born in 1526

Jan 1 Louis Bertrand (saint) known as the "apostle of the Americas". He is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church
Jan 25 Adolf Duke of Holstein-Gottorp the first Duke of Holstein-Gottorp from the line of Holstein-Gottorp of the House of Oldenburg.
Feb 19 Carolus Clusius a Flemish doctor and pioneering botanist, perhaps the most influential of all 16th-century scientific horticulturists.
Jul 9 Elizabeth of Austria (1526–1545) the eldest of fifteen children of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, and his wife Anna of Bohemia and Hungary. A member of the House of Habsburg, she was married off to Sigismund II Augustus, who was already crowned as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania even though both of his parents were still alive and well. The marriage was short and unhappy. Elizabeth was of frail health, suffering from epileptic seizures, and died at age 18
Jul 31 Augustus Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony from 1553 to 1586.
Nov 1 Catherine Jagiellon the wife of John III of Sweden. As such, she was Duchess of Finland , Queen of Sweden and Grand Princess of Finland. Catherine had significant influence over state affairs during the reign of her husband, and negotiated with the pope to introduce a counter reformation in Sweden
Dec 12 Álvaro de Bazán 1st Marquis of Santa Cruz a Spanish admiral.

Top 7 most famous people died in 1526

Jan 19 Isabella of Austria Queen of Denmark, Sweden and Norway as the wife of King Christian She was the daughter of King Philip I and Queen Joanna of Castile and the sister of Emperor Charles She was born at Brussels. She served as regent of Denmark in 1520
Feb 23 Diego Columbus a Portuguese navigator and explorer. He served as the 2nd Admiral of the Indies, 2nd Viceroy of the Indies and 3rd Governor of the Indies. He was the eldest son of Christopher Columbus and wife Filipa Moniz Perestrelo
May 19 Emperor Go-Kashiwabara the 104th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from November 16, 1500 to May 19, 1526. His personal name was Katsuhito. His reign marked the nadir of Imperial authority during the Ashikaga shogunate
Aug 4 Juan Sebastián Elcano a Spanish Basque explorer who completed the first circumnavigation. After Magellan's death in the Philippines, Elcano took command of the nau Victoria from the Moluccas to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain
Aug 29 Louis II of Hungary King of Hungary, Croatia and King of Bohemia from 1516 to 1526. He was killed during the Battle of Mohács fighting the Ottomans
Nov 5 Scipione del Ferro an Italian mathematician who first discovered a method to solve the depressed cubic equation.
Nov 30 Giovanni dalle Bande Nere an Italian condottiero.