May 1512 in history

Died in May 1512

May 21 Pandolfo Petrucci a ruler of the Italian city of Siena during the Renaissance.
May 26 Bayezid II the eldest son and successor of Mehmed II, ruling as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1481 to 1512. During his reign, Bayezid II consolidated the Ottoman Empire and thwarted a Safavid rebellion soon before abdicating his throne to his son, Selim He is most notable for evacuating Jews from Spain after the proclamation of the Alhambra Decree and resettling them throughout the Ottoman Empire