**1540s BC**

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Centuries: 17th century BC -

**16th century BC**- 15th century BC

Decades: 1590s BC 1580s BC 1570s BC 1560s BC 1550s BC - **1540s BC** - 1530s BC 1520s BC 1510s BC 1500s BC 1490s BC

**Events and Trends**

- History of ancient Israel and Judah - earliest date for Amhose founding the 18th Egyptian dynasty

**Significant People**