1535 in history

1535 events chronologically

Jan 18 Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro founds Lima, the capital of Peru
Jan 21 Following the Affair of the Placards, French Protestants are burned at the stake in front of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris
Apr 20 The Sun dog phenomenon observed over Stockholm and depicted in the famous painting Vädersolstavlan
May 19 French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships, 110 men, and Chief Donnacona's two sons (whom Cartier had kidnapped during his first voyage)
Jun 1 Combined forces loyal to Charles V attack and expel the Ottomans from Tunis during the Conquest of Tunis
Jun 24 The Anabaptist state of Münster is conquered and disbanded
Jul 6 Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England

Top 7 most famous people born in 1535

Feb 11 Pope Gregory XIV Pope from 5 December 1590 to his death in 1591.
May 31 Alessandro Allori an Italian portrait painter of the late Mannerist Florentine school.
Jun 2 Pope Leo XI Pope from 1 to 27 April 1605.
Jun 24 Joanna of Austria Princess of Portugal the mother of Sebastian of Portugal, and later regent of Spain for her brother, Philip II of Spain.
Jul 21 García Hurtado de Mendoza 5th Marquis of Cañete a Spanish soldier, governor of Chile, and later viceroy of Peru. He is often known simply as "Marquis of Cañete". Belonging to an influential family of Spanish noblemen Hurtado de Mendoza successfully fought the native Mapuche during his stay as Governor of Chile, and got the city of Mendoza named after him. In his later position as Viceroy of Peru he sponsored Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira expedition to the Salomon Islands and had the Marquesas Islands named after him
Jul 22 Catherine Stenbock Queen of Sweden between 1552 and 1560 as the third and last wife of King Gustav She was the daughter of Gustaf Olofsson Stenbock and Brita Eriksdotter Leijonhufvud, who was the sister of the King's previous consort, Margareta Leijonhufvud. She was the sister of Ebba Stenbock
Nov 9 Nanda Bayin king of Toungoo Dynasty of Burma from 1581 to 1599. He presided over the collapse of Toungoo Empire, the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia

Top 7 most famous people died in 1535

Feb 18 Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist.
Mar 5 Lorenzo Costa an Italian painter of the Renaissance.
May 26 Francesco Berni an Italian poet. He is credited for beginning what is now known as "Bernesque poetry", a serio-comedic type of poetry with elements of satire
Jun 22 John Fisher an English Catholic Cardinal-Priest, Bishop, and theologian. He was a man of learning, associated with the intellectuals and political leaders of his day, and eventually became Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Jul 6 Thomas More an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important councillor to Henry VIII and Lord Chancellor from October 1529 to 16 May 1532. More opposed the Protestant Reformation, in particular the theology of Martin Luther and William Tyndale. More also wrote Utopia, published in 1516, about the political system of an ideal and imaginary island nation. More later opposed the King's separation from the Catholic Church and refused to accept him as Supreme Head of the Church of England because it denied papal authority and he also opposed Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn. Tried for treason, More was convicted, likely due to perjured testimony, and beheaded
Aug 10 Ippolito de' Medici the illegitimate only son of Giuliano di Lorenzo de' Medici.
Oct 24 Francesco II Sforza Duke of Milan from 1521 until his death. He was the last member of the Sforza family to rule Milan