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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century · 16th century · 17th century
Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s
1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s
Categories: BirthsDeaths
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 through 1600.

See also: 16th century in literature

Events[]

1500s[]

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Martin Luther at age 46 (Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1529)

1510s[]

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain.

1520s[]

1530s[]

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Henry VIII
King of England and Ireland
by Hans Holbein the Younger.

1540s[]

1550s[]

Suleiman the Magnificent.

1560s[]

1570s[]

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Oda Nobunaga.

1580s[]

1590s[]

Significant people[]

William Shakespeare.

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John Calvin.

Inventions, discoveries, introductions[]

Related article: List of 16th century inventions.

Decades and years[]





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