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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1490s  1500s  1510s  – 1520s –  1530s  1540s  1550s
Years: 1523 1524 152515261527 1528 1529
1526 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1526
Ab urbe condita 2279
Armenian calendar 975
Assyrian calendar 6276
Bengali calendar 933
Berber calendar 2476
English Regnal year 17 Hen. 8 – 18 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar 2070
Burmese calendar 888
Byzantine calendar 7034–7035
Chinese calendar 乙酉(Wood Rooster)
4222 or 4162
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4223 or 4163
Coptic calendar 1242–1243
Discordian calendar 2692
Ethiopian calendar 1518–1519
Hebrew calendar 5286–5287
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1582–1583
 - Shaka Samvat 1448–1449
 - Kali Yuga 4627–4628
Holocene calendar 11526
Igbo calendar 526–527
Iranian calendar 904–905
Islamic calendar 932–933
Japanese calendar Daiei 6
Julian calendar 1526
Korean calendar 3859
Minguo calendar 386 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2068–2069

Year 1526 (MDXXVI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.




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.




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