Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s
Years: 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 - 1528 - 1529 1530 1531 1532 1533
June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. Pol is decisively defeated.
November 6 - Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot on Texas.
Andrea Doria revolts against the French and establishes the independence of Genoa
Montenegro gains autonomy under Turk power.
Maya people drive Spanish Conquistadors out of Yucatán.
Spain takes direct control of Acapulco.
Bubonic plague breaks out in England.
St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle completed.
Chateau Fontainebleau in France begun.
Cardinal Wolsey founds a college at Ipswich.
Michelangelo Buonarroti begins work on fortifications of Florence.
Baldassare Castiglione publishes The Book of the Courtier.
July 8 - Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (+ 1580)
Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre (+ 1572)
April 6 - Albrecht Dürer, German artist, writer and mathematician
Giovanni da Verrazzano, explorer\n