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1520s

The 1520s decade ran from January 1, 1520, to December 31, 1529.

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1520

January–June

July–December

No specific date

1521

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

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; the entire Bible is 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

July–December

Date unknown

1528

By Place

Asia

  • Perak Sultanate established at Perak Darul Ridzuan (modern-day Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia).
  • Johor Sultanate established at Johor Darul Takzim (modern-day Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia).

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1529

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

Significant people

Births

Deaths

References

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  5. ^ Keay, John (2008). China: A History. London: HarperPress. ISBN 9780007221776. 0007221770. The 'breech-loading culverins presented at the Ming court in 1522' were a gift from the Portuguese; and Portuguese arquebuses were acquired in the 1540s by the Japanese, who copied and greatly improved them. 
  6. ^ Paine, Lincoln P. (2000). Ships of Discovery and Exploration. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 37. ISBN 0-395-98415-7. 
  7. ^ Grun, Bernard (1991). The Timetables of History (3rd ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster. p. 235. ISBN 0-671-74919-6. 
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  11. ^ Los viajes de Diego García de Moguer.
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  13. ^ Reported by local gazetteers.
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