1520s

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Years: 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529
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This is a list of events occurring in the 1520s, ordered by year.

1520

January–June

July–December

No specific date

1521

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

File:Scrisoarea lui Neacsu.jpg
Neacşu's Letter, the oldest surviving document written in Romanian has the oldest appearance of the word "Rumanian"

1522

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1523

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1524

January–June

July–December

1525

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1526

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Spring – The first complete printed translation of the New Testament of the Bible into the English language by William Tyndale arrives in England from Germany, having been printed in Worms. In October, Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, attempts to collect all the copies in his diocese and burn them.
  • The first official translation is made of the New Testament into Swedish (Bible completed in 1541).
  • Gunsmith Bartolomeo Beretta establishes the Beretta Gun Company, which will still be in business in the 21st century, making it one of the world's oldest corporations.

1527

January–June

Sack of Rome

July–December

Date unknown

1528

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1529

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


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References

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  11. Los viajes de Diego García de Moguer.
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  13. Reported by local gazeteers.
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