1546

Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
  • 1543
  • 1544
  • 1545
  • 1546
  • 1547
  • 1548
  • 1549
1546 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1546
MDXLVI
Ab urbe condita2299
Armenian calendar995
ԹՎ ՋՂԵ
Assyrian calendar6296
Balinese saka calendar1467–1468
Bengali calendar953
Berber calendar2496
English Regnal year37 Hen. 8 – 38 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar2090
Burmese calendar908
Byzantine calendar7054–7055
Chinese calendar乙巳(Wood Snake)
4242 or 4182
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4243 or 4183
Coptic calendar1262–1263
Discordian calendar2712
Ethiopian calendar1538–1539
Hebrew calendar5306–5307
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1602–1603
 - Shaka Samvat1467–1468
 - Kali Yuga4646–4647
Holocene calendar11546
Igbo calendar546–547
Iranian calendar924–925
Islamic calendar952–953
Japanese calendarTenbun 15
(天文15年)
Javanese calendar1464–1465
Julian calendar1546
MDXLVI
Korean calendar3879
Minguo calendar366 before ROC
民前366年
Nanakshahi calendar78
Thai solar calendar2088–2089
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
1672 or 1291 or 519
    — to —
阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
1673 or 1292 or 520
December: founding of Trinity College

Year 1546 (MDXLVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

January–June

  • May 19 – The Siege of Kawagoe Castle ends in defeat for the Uesugi clan, in their attempt to regain Kawagoe Castle from the Late Hōjō clan in Japan.
  • June 7 – The Treaty of Ardres (also known as the Treaty of Camp) is signed, resulting in peace between the kingdoms of England and France, ending the Italian War of 1542–1546.[1]

July–December

Date unknown

Births

  • January 27Joachim Friedrich, Elector of Brandenburg (d. 1608)
  • February 1Mogami Yoshiaki, Japanese daimyō of the Yamagata domain (d. 1614)
  • February 4Jakob Monau, Polish writer and linguist (d. 1603)
  • February 14Johann Pistorius, German historian (d. 1608)
  • March 16Francesco Barbaro, Italian diplomat (d. 1616)
  • March 21Bartholomeus Spranger, Flemish painter (d. 1611)
  • March 25Giacomo Castelvetro, Italian writer (d. 1616)
  • March 27Johannes Piscator, German theologian (d. 1625)
  • March 29Anne d'Escars de Givry, French Catholic cardinal (d. 1612)
  • April 1Nanbu Nobunao, Japanese daimyō (d. 1599)
  • April 20Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish Catholic cardinal (d. 1618)
  • June 13Tobias Matthew, English Archbishop of York (d. 1628)
  • June 14Wolfgang, Count of Hohenlohe-Weikersheim, German count (d. 1610)
  • June 24Robert Parsons, English Jesuit priest (d. 1610)
  • June 29Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1561-1592) (d. 1617)
  • July 4Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1595)[3]
  • August 10Juliana of Nassau-Dillenburg, Dutch prince (d. 1588)
  • August 13Jan Opaliński, Polish nobleman and Castellan of Rogozin (d. 1598)
  • August 31Daniel Adam z Veleslavína, Czech lexicographer (d. 1599)
  • September 6Pedro Álvarez de Toledo, 5th Marquis of Villafranca, Spanish noble and politician (d. 1627)
  • September 11Arild Huitfeldt, Danish historian (d. 1609)
  • September 13Isabella Bendidio, Italian singer and noble in Renaissance court of Ferrara (d. 1610)
  • October 5Rudolph Snellius, Dutch linguist and mathematician (d. 1613)
  • October 5Cyriakus Schneegass, German hymnwriter (d. 1597)
  • November 11Richard Madox, English explorer (d. 1583)
  • December 14Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer (d. 1601)[4]
  • date unknown
    • William Barclay, Scottish jurist (d. 1608)
    • Luca Bati, Italian Baroque composer (d. 1608)
    • Philippe Desportes, French poet (d. 1606)
    • Thomas Digges, English astronomer (d. 1595)
    • Takeda Katsuyori, Japanese nobleman (d. 1582)
    • Mikołaj VII Radziwiłł, Polish magnate (d. 1565)
  • probableLodewijk Elzevir, Dutch printer (d. 1617)

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 215–218. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
  2. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 147–150. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
  3. ^ Nina Cichocki (2005). The Life Story of the Çemberlitaş Hamam: From Bath to Tourist Attraction. University of Minnesota. p. 93.
  4. ^ John Gribbin (2002). Science: a History, 1543-2001. Allen Lane. p. 34. ISBN 978-0-7139-9503-9.
  5. ^ Robert Kolb (December 1, 1999). Martin Luther as Prophet, Teacher, and Hero (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought): Images of the Reformer, 1520-1620. Baker Books. p. 233. ISBN 978-1-4412-3720-0.

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