Major World Events in 1500's

» Portugal claimed Brazil (1500).
» Ottoman fleet defeated Venetians (1500).
» First African slaves arrived North America (1502).
» Tatars of Crimean invaded Poland (1506).
» Portugese conquered Malacca (1511).
» Portugese lands at Macau, China (1513).
» Ottoman took control of Egypt and Arabia (1517).
» Spanish conquered Mexico (1521).
» Ottoman defeated Hungary (1526).
» Mughal Empire founded in India (1526).
» Inca Civil War, Spanish conquered Inca Empire (1532).
» France claimed Quebec (1534).
» French defeated Spanish at Ceresole Battle(1544).
» Chinese Ming Dynasty closed all trading seaports (1548).
» Russia conquered the Khanate of Kazan (1552).
» Ottoman navy defeated the Spanish fleet at Djerba (1560).
» The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was created (1569).
» Ottoman navy destroyed by the Holy League (1571).
» Gregorian Calendar issued (1582).
» British and Spanish War on Atlantic (1585 - ).
» The Mali Empire was defeated (1599).


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