1516

Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century

Decades: 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s

Years: 1511 1512 1513 1514 1515 - 1516 - 1517 1518 1519 1520 1521


Events
  • March - With the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon, his grandson Charles of Ghent becomes King of Spain as Carlos I.
  • July - Selim I of the Ottoman Empire declares war on the Mameluks and invades Syria.
  • August 13 - Treaty of Noyon - Peace between France and Spain. Francis recognizes Charles's claim to Naples, and Charles recognizes Francis's claim to Milan.
  • August 24 - Battle of Merj-Dabik. The Ottomans defeat the Mameluks, who abandon Syria.
  • October 28 - Battle of Yaunis Khan. Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.
  • December 4 - Treaty of Brussels - Peace between France and the Empire.

Births Deaths

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