April 1516 in history

April 1516 events chronologically

Apr 23 The Bayerische Reinheitsgebot (regarding the ingredients of beer) is signed in Ingolstadt

Born in April 1516

Apr 16 Tabinshwehti king of Toungoo Dynasty of Burma from 1530 to 1550, and the founder of Toungoo Empire. His military campaigns created the largest kingdom in Burma since the fall of Pagan Empire in 1287. His administratively fragile kingdom proved to be the impetus for the eventual reunification of the entire country by his successor and brother-in-law Bayinnaung
Apr 23 Georg Fabricius a Protestant German poet, historian and archaeologist.

Died in April 1516

Apr 25 John Yonge born at Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, and educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford, where he became a fellow in 1485. Probably the son of John Yonge, Lord Mayor of London. He was ordained in 1500 and held several livings before receiving his first diplomatic mission to arrange a commercial treaty with the archduke of Austria in 1504, and in the Low Countries in 1506 in connection with the projected marriage between Henry VII and Margaret of Savoy